Issue N# 5 - 2009
Tonsillitis tuberculous simulating a cancer of tonsil: A case report
Authors : Nadour K, Hemmaoui B, Errami N, Elboukhari A, Attifi H, Touihem N, Aljalil A, Qamouss O, Abrouq A, Azendour B, Dafraoui A. (Rabat)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2009;130,5:301-303.
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Tuberculous of the oral cavity is rare, the attack tonsil remains exceptional. We report case a 25-year-old young male, who consults for an ulceration of the left unilateral tonsil, with a homolateral adenopathy jugulo-carotidien. The examination anatomopathologic of the tonsil biopsy revealed a tuberculous of the tonsil. The patient profited from an antituberculous treatment, the evolution was good.
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