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TITLE:

STUDY TO KNOW THE TREATMENT OF SINUSES IN PATIENTS HAVING TUBERCULOUS CERVICAL LYMPHADENITIS

AUTHORS:

DR.Muhammad Afaq Shafar Cheema, DR.Humma Najeeb, DR.Rana Muhammad Armughan Ur Rehman

ABSTRACT:

Tuberculosis is one of the most common infectious chronic disease in the world and also communicable. Although pulmonary tuberculosis has decreased in the Western world, the incidence of cervical mycobacterial infections has not been affected. Objective: To know the incidence and treatment of tuberculosis in patients with cervical lymphadenitis having sinuses. Study Design: A Prospective Study. Place and Duration: In the ENT department of Nishter Hospital Multan for Six months duration from July 2018 to December 2018. Methods: Patients with cervical lymphadenitis with or without sinusitis / ulcer formation without any signs of acute inflammation for more than six weeks were selected for the study. Conclusion: Surgical resection of the sinuses is an effective treatment of tuberculosis cervical lymphadenitis complicated by breast formation, followed by antituberculous chemotherapy, along with the affected lymph node. Key words: cervical lymphadenitis, tuberculosis, sinuses.

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