Journal of Lung Diseases & Treatment

ISSN: 2472-1018

Open Access

Volume 2, Issue 4 (2016)

Case Report Pages: 1 - 3

Submandibular Abscess with Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: Unusual Clinical Presentation of Tuberculosis

Tandon S

DOI: 10.4172/2472-1018.1000116

Tuberculosis is a major public health problem in India. The rising incidence of multi drug resistant tuberculosis and unusual presentations of the disease is posing a great challenge for clinicians. We report an interesting case of 27 year old male who initially presented with submandibular abscess, subsequently developed velopharyngeal insufficiency during hospital stay and finally diagnosed as a case of extrapulmonary tuberculosis.

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