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From: Primary nasopharyngeal tuberculosis: a case report

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Nasopharyngeal tuberculosis. a Nasolaryngoscopic examination showing irregular mucosal thickening of the right lateral and posterior wall of naso (epi)-pharynx, which was covered with yellow discharge presenting as postnasal drip (arrow). b Computed tomography (CT) of the nasopharynx. CT images showing the enhanced soft tissue area in the right lateral and posterior wall of the nasopharynx (arrow). c Histopathological examination of the thickened nasopharyngeal mucosa showing granuloma formation with caseous necrosis. d Ziehl-Nielsen staining from biopsy specimens with acid-fast bacilli (arrow). Chest X-ray e and CT scan f ruled out the pulmonary tuberculosis. g and h Nasolaryngoscopic examination and CT image after 6 months anti-tuberculous therapy showing a normal nasopharynx with complete resolution of the lesion

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