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Tuberculosis: a benign impostor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20173128     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to illustrate the overlapping radiologic patterns in proven tuberculosis cases in patients initially referred to our cancer center for presumed malignancy.
CONCLUSION: Tuberculosis can simulate malignancy both clinically and radiologically, especially in its extrapulmonary form.
Cher H Tan; Dimitrios P Kontoyiannis; Chitra Viswanathan; Revathy B Iyer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  194     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-22     Completed Date:  2010-03-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  555-61     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 368, Houston, TX 77030-4009, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Imaging*
Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Tuberculosis / diagnosis*,  pathology
Comment In:
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Nov;195(5):W376   [PMID:  20966305 ]

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