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Tuberculous lymphadenitis and Horner’s syndrome

Robert Freercks, Mark W Sonderup

Abstract


Given the significant disease burden of tuberculosis (TB) and TB/HIV co-infection in South Africa, disseminated TB and tuberculous lymphadenitis are common and important causes of morbidity. Despite this relationship, Horner’s syndrome secondary to tuberculous lymph node compression of sympathetic nerves is rare.

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Robert Freercks, University of Cape Town

Mark W Sonderup, University of Cape Town

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Keywords

Tuberculosis, Horner's

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South African Medical Journal 2011;101(6):381-382.

Article History

Date submitted: 2010-08-05
Date published: 2011-05-25

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