Tuberculous lymphadenopathy masquerading as a bronchial foreign body

Kevin D. Pereira, Ron B. Mitchell, Thomas P. Even, Rande H. Lazar

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A case of recent onset of wheezing with clinical and radiologic findings suggestive of foreign body aspiration is presented. Rigid bronchoscopy revealed an extraluminal compression of the airway. Histopathologic and microbiologic examination revealed tuberculous lymphadenopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)329-330
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric emergency care
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1 1997


  • Foreign body
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Turberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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