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J Clin Ultrasound. 2006 Jun;34(5):254-7.

Tuberculous abscess of the thyroid gland: a report of two cases.

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  • 1Department of Radiodiagnosis, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India.


Tuberculosis of the thyroid gland is very rare, with an acute abscess formation being the least common form of presentation. We report the sono-graphic features of two cases of tuberculous thyroid abscess that were confirmed via ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy.

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