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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 221-223

Tuberculous lymphadenitis and adrenalitis with concomitant Addison's disease: A need to diagnose and treat early


Department of Endocrinology, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei City, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Correspondence Address:
Leay-Kiaw Er
Department of Endocrinology, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, No. 289, Jianguo Road, Xindian District, New Taipei City 231, Taiwan
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DOI: 10.4103/1011-4564.167777

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Extrapulmonary tuberculosis often proceeds with an indolent course until a substantially infected organ is destroyed. This fact creates a great diagnostic challenge for clinicians. We report a rare case of tuberculous lymphadenitis and bilateral tuberculous adrenalitis with concomitant Addison's disease successfully treated with antitubercular drugs and steroid replacement.


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