Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 127–128 | Cite as

Tuberculous mediastinal lymphadenitis with a chest wall mass

  • S. R. Rana
  • S. B. Saxena
  • R. V. Gumbs
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A 14-year-old black female was found to have massive lymphadenopathy and osteomyelitis of the sternum in association with a parasternal mass. Diagnostic studies revealed tuberculosis as the etiology of this patient's skeletal and mediastinal disease. The differential diagnosis of chest wall lesions accompanied by mediastinal disease is discussed.


Public Health Tuberculosis Differential Diagnosis Chest Wall Osteomyelitis 
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© Springer-Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. R. Rana
    • 1
  • S. B. Saxena
    • 1
  • R. V. Gumbs
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, and Child HealthHoward University College of MedicineWashington, DCUSA

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