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Parotid tuberculosis.
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PMID:  21139728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Tuberculosis of the parotid gland is a rare condition. We describe a case of tuberculosis of right parotid gland in a 17-year-old male patient. Diagnosis was made by early suspicion and confirmed by demonstration of epitheloid granulomas on fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC). Patient was successfully treated with daily regimen of four drugs (rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, ethambutol) for first two months followed by two drugs (rifampicin and isoniazid) for last four months.
Rajiv Garg; Sanjay Kumar Verma; Sumit Mehra; A N Srivastawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lung India : official organ of Indian Chest Society     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0974-598X     ISO Abbreviation:  Lung India     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-08     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405380     Medline TA:  Lung India     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  253-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Medical University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, (erstwhile King George's Medical University), India.
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