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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 483–484 | Cite as

Massive adenopathy in oropharyngeal tularemia; C. T. demonstration

  • S. -L. Umlas
  • D. Jaramillo
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Abstract

The CT appearance of oropharyngeal tularemia in a 3 1/2 year-old boy is described. Tularemia should be considered in the differential diagnosis of massive adenotonsillar enlargement and extensive necrotic cervical adenopathy.

Keywords

Public Health Differential Diagnosis Tularemia Cervical Adenopathy Adenotonsillar Enlargement 
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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. -L. Umlas
    • 1
  • D. Jaramillo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyChildren's HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Pediatric RadiologyMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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