ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
A case of mediastinal tuberculosis lymphadenitis originate from thymus
Cemil Deniz Yorgancılar, İsmail Cüneyt Kurul, Sedat Demircan, Ali Çelik
Gazi Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Göğüs Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Ankara
Tuberculosis is a chronic granulomatous infectious disease. Frequent sites of extrapulmonary tuberculosis are pleura, lymphatic system, genitourinary system. Tuberculosis is rarely seen in the mediastinum on the remnant tissue of the thymus.
Keywords : Tuberculose lymphadenitis; thymus
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