Tuberculous Abscess of the Chest Wall

Authors

  • Nirmal Kanti Sarkar Assistant Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mugda Medical College, Mugda, Dhaka - 1214, Bangladesh
  • Md Mofizur Rahman Mia Associate Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, National Institute of Diseases of the Chest and Hospital, Mohakhali, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcps.v40i2.58698

Keywords:

Abscess, chest wall, tuberculosis

Abstract

Chest wall tuberculosis (TB) is a rare form of extrapulmonary TB, especially in an immunocompetent patient. The disease may resemble a pyogenic abscess or tumor. We present a young lady who developed a slowly growing chest wall swelling, proven as tuberculous etiology.

J Bangladesh Coll Phys Surg 2022; 40: 136-137

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Published

2022-04-10

How to Cite

Sarkar, N. K. ., & Rahman Mia, M. M. . (2022). Tuberculous Abscess of the Chest Wall. Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons, 40(2), 136–137. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcps.v40i2.58698

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