Three cases of oropharyngeal tuberculosis

J. Y. Cho, Kwang Ho In, T. H. Ahn, Z. M. Yoo, Kyung Ho Kang, S. H. Yoo

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Abstract

Tuberculosis of the oropharynx is a rare form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in spite of its proximity to the tracheobronchial tree. Tuberculosis of the oropharynx may be secondary to other tuberculosis, especially in the lung or primary inoculation of the inhaled tuberculous bacilli. We report 3 cases of oropharyngeal tuberculosis associated with major pharyngeal complaints, with a review of the literatures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-390
Number of pages4
JournalTuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
Volume36
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Cho, J. Y., In, K. H., Ahn, T. H., Yoo, Z. M., Kang, K. H., & Yoo, S. H. (1989). Three cases of oropharyngeal tuberculosis. Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, 36(4), 387-390.