Tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis (photo)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

 Historical photo demonstrating advanced scrofula (an older term for tuberculous lymphadenitis). 

Author: Scrofula of the neck. From: Bramwell, Byrom Edinburgh, Constable, 1893 Atlas of Clinical Medicine. Source: National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, USA.

Original file: wikimedia commons here

Modifications: grey scale


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Case information

rID: 9652
Published: 7th May 2010
Last edited: 19th Apr 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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