Tuberculous mediastinal lymphadenitis with a chest wall mass
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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.
KeywordsPublic Health Tuberculosis Differential Diagnosis Chest Wall Osteomyelitis