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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 117-118

Tuberculosis of tongue, an enigma: Report of two cases

1 Department of Pathology, Calcutta Medical College, Kolkata, India
2 Department of Pathology, Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura, West Bengal, India
3 Department of Pathology, Sagar Dutta Medical College, Kolkata, India

Correspondence Address:
Anindya Adhikari
Vill-Basudevpur, P. O. Banipur, P.S. Sankrail, Howrah - 711 304, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/cjhr.cjhr_124_18

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Tuberculous granuloma of the tongue is a rare entity and constitutes a negligible percentage of all inflammatory lesions of that organ. Herein, we report two cases of granulomatous lesion of the tongue of tuberculous origin, both presented with only a small swelling. Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) and biopsy proved them to be granulomatous lesions. Antitubercular drugs (ATDs) were started, lesions healed completely without any residual effect.

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