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Tuberculous lymphadenopathy of superior mediastinum causing vocal cord paralysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11156137     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vocal cord paralysis because of involvement of recurrent laryngeal nerve by benign and acute inflammatory lymphadenopathy is a rare condition. Presented here is a case of tuberculous lymphadenopathy of superior mediastinum causing left recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis, which was successfully treated by antituberculosis treatment, with complete recovery of vocal cord function.
M A Rafay
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-11     Completed Date:  2001-02-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2142-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Thoracic Unit, King Khaled University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Tuberculosis, Lymph Node / complications*,  radiography
Vocal Cord Paralysis / etiology*,  radiography

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