Tuberc Respir Dis > Volume 43(5); 1996 > Article
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 1996;43(5):818-823.
DOI:    Published online October 1, 1996.
A case of tumorous type of endobronchial tuberculosis simulating bronchial adenoma.
Sin Gu Kang, Ae Ra Hong, Chong Ju Kim, Kwang Seon Song, Suk Joong Yong, Kye Chul Shin
Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonjui College of Medicine, WonJu, Korea.
The tumorous type of endobronchial tuberculosis was reported to be 5 to 10% in the bronchoscopic examination. It was protruding mass that tuberculous mediastinal lymph node ruptured into the bronchial lumen. Generally histologic examination has been performed for purpose of differentiation, because the tumorous type of endobronchial tuberculosis simulate lung cancer in bronchoscopic finding. A case considering operation similar to bronchial adenoma in the bronchoscopic finding was confirmed to endobronchial tuberculosis by positive AFB and disapperance of mass after antituberculosis medication. Case history was presented and reviewed.
Key Words: Endobronchial tuberculosis, Bronchial adenoma, Bronchoscopy

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