Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 10, Number 1, January 2019, pages 27-29

Incidental Diagnosis of Primary Tuberculosis of the Palatine Tonsil in a Patient With Nasal Obstruction and Snoring


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Chest X-ray was within normal limits.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. The preoperative paranasal sinus computed tomography image. Bilateral tonsillar hypertrophy (red arrow) is observed. There were no other specific findings.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Histopathological examination revealed presence of tubercular granuloma characterized by epithelioid cells, Langerhans-type giant cells, and mononuclear inflammatory cells (H&E, 200 ×).