Calcified mesenteric lymph nodes

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Patient Data

Age: Adult
X-ray

Calcified abdominal lymph nodes due to burnt out previous tuberculous infection.

Case Discussion

Prior tuberculosis infection is a common cause of lymph node calcification. 

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Case information

rID: 13296
Published: 24th Mar 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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