Head and neck tuberculosis: Literature review and meta-analysis.

Affiliation

Division of Molecular Diagnostics, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Zhejiang Cancer Hospital, Hangzhou, 310022, PR China; Key Laboratory of Laboratory Medicine, Ministry of Education, Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Medical Genetics, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, 325035, PR China; Center for Precision Biomedicine, Institute of Molecular Medicine, McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, 77054, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Head and neck tuberculosis (HNTB), including cervical lymphadenopathy, is the most common extrapulmonary manifestation of TB. The proposed study investigated the epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of HNTB.

Keywords

Diagnosis,Head and neck tuberculosis,Laryngeal tuberculosis,Tuberculosis cervical lymphadenopathy,