Sternal mass caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis in an immunocompetent young adult.
J Travel Med. 2021 Feb 14;:
Authors: Tordjman M, Pouchelon C, Canouï E, Omri M, Dion E
Differential diagnosis of sternal masses in migrant patients should include tuberculosis. Imaging characteristics on CT-scan and MRI are of great interest. Sternal tuberculous abscess exhibits a slightly hyperintense rim on T1-weighted precontrast images that can be associated with osteomyelitis of the sternum.
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