Tuberculous lymphadenitis and Horner’s syndrome
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.
Robert Freercks, University of Cape Town
Mark W Sonderup, University of Cape Town
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South African Medical Journal 2011;101(6):381-382.
Date submitted: 2010-08-05
Date published: 2011-05-25
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