TB – Tuberculosis

Commoner than you think. Recently a patient turned up with probable tonsil cancer with spread into the neck – but in fact it turned out to be TB. That’s why its ancient name is “the great masquerader”. Can be diagnosed on fine needle aspiration – which is placing a tiny needle into any lump, and sucking out cells and pus – the cells are examined under a microscope, in particular looking for granuloma formation. Pus is sent for culture on special medium called Lowenstein-Jensen.

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