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Keimyung Medical Journal 2014;33(1):53-58.
Published online March 16, 2016.
A Case of Bronchonodal Fistula by Endobronchial Tuberculosis.
Soo Kyoung Kang, Won Hyuk Shin, Seung Hee Lee, Tae Hoon Yim, Jee Seon Kim, Byung Chul Kim, Hak Ro Kim
Departments of Internal Medicine, Pohang Sunlin Hospital, Pohang, Korea. shinsion@hanmaill.net
Abstract
The Bronchial fistula is caused by infection, malignancy, trauma, inflammatory disease and foreign body. The bronchonodal fistula by endobronchial tuberculois is very rare complication. The authors present a 70-year-old man presented with hoarseness and sore throat. This patient diagnosed with endobronchial tuberculosis, which was complicated by bronchonodal fistula by sputum acid fast bacilli stain, bronchoscopy, and chest computed tomography. The patient was treated with antituberculosis therapy for 1 year, and follow up bronchoscopy and radiologic study showed regression of bronchonodal fistula.
Key Words: Bronchial fistula, Tuberculosis


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