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Endobronchial tuberculosis: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23168513     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Endobronchial tuberculosis is a rare occurrence in the developed countries. The diagnosis is often delayed due to its nonspecific presentation and paucity of radiographic findings. The condition is often misdiagnosed as either bronchial asthma or lung cancer. The delay in the diagnosis often leads to airway stenosis and requires therapeutic bronchoscopy. Here we present 2 cases of endobronchial tuberculosis to illustrate our point.
Rosa Cordovilla; Ana Jiménez-Massa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1944-6586     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol     Publication Date:  2009 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101496866     Medline TA:  J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Universitary Hospital of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.
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