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CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 100-101

All that caseate is not T.B.


Department of Respiratory Medicine, T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai., India

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J M Joshi
Department of Respiratory Medicine, T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai-400008.
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We report a case of parotid swelling, provisionally diagnosed as tuberculous in­flammation in view of granuloma showing caseous necrosis on cytology and started on antituberculosis drugs. However, on detailed clinical examination and investi­gations diagnosis of sarcoidosis was made. She responded well to treatment with steroids. The correlation of caseation necrosis and sarcoidosis has been described.


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