Thyroid Tuberculosis in Southeastern Turkey: Is This the Resurgence of a Stubborn Disease?


Akbulut S. , Sogutcu N., Arikanoglu Z., Bakir S., Ulku A., Yagmur Y.

WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY, cilt.35, ss.1847-1852, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 35
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00268-011-1118-3
  • Dergi Adı: WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1847-1852

Özet

Background While tuberculosis (TB) has been found in many parts of the body, involvement of the thyroid gland is rare. In this study we describe the clinicopathological characteristics of seven patients with primary thyroid tuberculosis (TTB).