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Tuberculous pericarditis: a diagnostic quandary.
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PMID:  22089051     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Tuberculous pericarditis is uncommon in the Western world, and can prove a diagnostic quandary in that confirmation of the diagnosis and culture of mycobacteria can be difficult. We present a case of tuberculous pericarditis where endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle biopsy of a pathological lymph node provided the diagnosis after other methods of investigation had proved futile.
K Gillis; S Dundas
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Type:  Journal Article    
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Title:  Scottish medical journal     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0036-9330     ISO Abbreviation:  Scott Med J     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
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Created Date:  2011-11-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2983335R     Medline TA:  Scott Med J     Country:  Scotland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  236     Citation Subset:  IM    
Ward 2, Department of Infectious Diseases, Monklands District General Hospital, Airdrie ML6 0JS, Scotland, UK.
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