Thyroid Tuberculosis: A Unique Case Report

Talapa, Ravi and Yadav, Nidhi and Jain, Siddhant and Sirohi, Tanvi and Yerramareddy, Shourya (2024) Thyroid Tuberculosis: A Unique Case Report. Asian Journal of Research in Infectious Diseases, 15 (6). pp. 20-25.

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Tuberculosis affecting the thyroid gland is a rare occurrence, even in the regions where tuberculosis is prevalent. This case report details the presentation of a 22-year-old male who initially presented with a life-threatening condition of cardiac tamponade, ultimately diagnosed as thyroid tuberculosis. The case underscores the critical role of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in accurately diagnosing such uncommon manifestations of tuberculosis. This case highlights the significance of FNAC in confirming tuberculosis as the underlying cause of thyroid involvement, facilitating timely and targeted therapeutic interventions for patients presenting with unusual clinical manifestations of tuberculosis.

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Subjects: OA Open Library > Medical Science
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Date Deposited: 23 May 2024 06:23
Last Modified: 23 May 2024 06:23

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