Paraspinal mass lesion on chest x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Routine chest study pre-employment.

Patient Data

Age: 33
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Density at the thoracolumbar junction.

Case Discussion

Biopsy under CT guidance confirmed acid fast bacilli. Paraspinal mass from tuberculosis of the spine.

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Case Information

rID: 21409
Case created: 20th Jan 2013
Last edited: 19th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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