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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 185-188

Diagnosis of three cases of endobronchial tuberculosis presenting as unresolved pneumonia, following fiberoptic bronchoscopic biopsy


Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Medical College, Kolkata, India

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Partha Pratim Roy
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.68316

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Nowadays, endobronchial tuberculosis is of rare occurrence. This article presents three such cases. All of them presented as unresolved pneumonia with collapse-consolidation in chest X-ray. All the three patients were sputum smear negative for acid fast bacilli. Diagnosis was possible only with fiberoptic bronchoscopy and bronchial biopsy.


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