n South African Medical Journal - Clinical images : Tuberculous lymphadenitis and Horner's syndrome : forum
|Article Title||Clinical images : Tuberculous lymphadenitis and Horner's syndrome : forum|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||Robert Freercks and Mark W. Sonderup|
|Publication Date||Jun 2011|
|Pages||381 - 382|
|Keyword(s)||University of Cape Town|
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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