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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 1157-1160

Laryngeal tuberculosis: a rare presentation in a Nigerian child with disseminated tuberculosis

1 Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria
2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Kwara State, Nigeria

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Rasheedat M Ibraheem
Ilorin, Kwara State, PMB 1459
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/mmj.mmj_236_16

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Tuberculosis (TB) remains a ravaging disease, particularly in the low-income countries, with a protean manifestation in children. Thus, a high index of suspicion is the key to clinching the diagnosis when presentation is in a rare form such as laryngeal TB. In this study, the case report of a 10-year-old female child with laryngeal TB in the setting of other typical clinical presentation associated with TB is highlighted.

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