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Journal of the Korean Academy of Family Medicine 1990;11(2):17-22.
Published online February 1, 1990.
결핵성 경부 임파선염에 대한 임상적 고찰 (Clinical Observation of the Cervical Tuberculous Lymphadenitis)
박은숙(Park Eun Sook),이미현(Lee Mi Hyun),주성수(Ju Sung Su),이손호(Lee Sohn Ho),신호철(Shin Ho Cheol)
가톨릭의과대학 가정의학과
Abstract
Clinical observation was performed on 89 cases of tuberculous lymphadenitis on neck confirmed by lymph node biopsy from January, 1983 to August, 1988 st St. Vincent's hospital.
The following results were obtained.
1. The diagnostic accuracy of lymph node biopsy was 74.8%.
2. The male sex ratio was 1:2.6 and peak incidence of age was 20-29 years.
3. The unilateral TB lymphadenitis was 89.9%, and bilateral was 10.1%.
4. In anatomical site, posterior triangle was 72.4%, posterior triangle and anterior triangle 12.3%, anterior triangle 10%.
5. Intype, single mass was 50.6%, multiple mass 49.4%.
6. In chest x-ray, no pulmonary TB finding was 66.3%, minimal change 12.4%, inactive 2.2%, TB pleurisy 2.2%.
7. The recurrent rate of complete excision was 4%, and that of incomplete excision was 47%.
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