Case Report

Primary pulmonary tuberculosis presenting with mediastinal mass

  • Erkan Demirkaya
  • Abdullah Avni Atay
  • Erol Kısmet
  • Murat Kocaoglu
  • M. Emre Taşçılar
  • Vedat Köseoglu

Received Date: 17.12.2004 Accepted Date: 03.02.2005 Gulhane Med J 2005;47(2):132-134

Presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis in the pediatric age group is usually insidious, and the diagnosis is difficult. This case study presents a 9-year-old girl with primary pulmonary mediastinal tuberculosis. Efficacy of computerized tomography in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of the disease is emphasized.

Keywords: Computed tomography, lymphadenopathy, mediastinum, tuberculosis