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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 91-93

Caverno-Chest wall sinus: A rare manifestation of chest tuberculosis


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Military Hospital (Cardiothoracic Centre), Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Military Hospital (Cardiothoracic Centre), Pune, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India
4 Department of Dermatology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Lt Col Saikat Bhattacharjee
Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Military Hospital (Cardiothoracic Centre), Pune - 411 040, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jmms.jmms_14_19

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Caverno-chest wall sinus without pleural spillage, a subentity of lung hernia, is a rare presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis resulting from spontaneous communication of the lung parenchymal cavity with the extraparenchymal compartment. This presentation in a completely healthy, young, asymptomatic individual for the first time is unusual. This rare presentation of tuberculosis is being highlighted in this case report.


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