Annals of Thoracic Medicine
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 126--127

Mediastinal tuberculosis presenting as traction diverticulum of the esophagus


Anurag Rastogi, Dinesh Sarda, Paras Kothari, Bharati Kulkarni 
 Department of Paediatric Surgery, L.T.M.M.C. and Gen. Hospital, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Paras Kothari
Department of Paediatric Surgery, L.T.M.M.C. and Gen. Hospital, Mumbai - 400 022
India

A 7-year-old male presented with history of low-grade fever, epigastric pain and dysphagia. Ultrasound of abdomen and thorax revealed presence of paraesophageal lymphadenopathy. «SQ»Barium swallow«SQ» and computerized tomography scan thorax with oral contrast suggested a provisional diagnosis of paraesophageal diverticulum. Esophagoscopy was normal. Endoscopic ultrasonography with biopsy confirmed tuberculosis. The patient was started on four-drug antitubercular treatment.


How to cite this article:
Rastogi A, Sarda D, Kothari P, Kulkarni B. Mediastinal tuberculosis presenting as traction diverticulum of the esophagus.Ann Thorac Med 2007;2:126-127


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Rastogi A, Sarda D, Kothari P, Kulkarni B. Mediastinal tuberculosis presenting as traction diverticulum of the esophagus. Ann Thorac Med [serial online] 2007 [cited 2021 Jan 27 ];2:126-127
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