Oropharyngeal Tuberculosis case report

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Messele Bezabih


Tuberculosis involves most organs and tissues. However, oral cavity oropharynx is rare occurrence. A 20 year old male student presented with of difficulty in swallowing of 4 weeks duration. Clinical presentation and investigations performed are discussed in detail. It is can be suggested that patients who present with distinct globular yellowish - white oropharyngeal pustular lesion that fail to respond to antibiotic therapy may include tuberculous pharyngitis in the differential diagnosis, especially in countries where tuberculosis and immunodeficiency state are rampnat.

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Messele Bezabih, Jimma UnIverrin-, P.O. Box 3-8.1imma. Ethiopia


Department of Pathology