Endoscopic Ultrasound

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38--40

Pancreatic Tuberculosis Mimicking Malignancy Diagnosed with Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration


Devi Patel, David Loren, Thomas Kowalski, Ali A Siddiqui 
 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Correspondence Address:
Ali A Siddiqui
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
USA

A female presented to the physician with a history of right upper quadrant pain. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan dem­onstrated a multi-loculated solid lesion in the head of the pancreas concerning for a primary malignancy. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) of the lesion was performed and cytology revealed no evidence of malignancy. The acid-fast bacilli culture was found to be positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and pancreatic tuberculosis was diagnosed.


How to cite this article:
Patel D, Loren D, Kowalski T, Siddiqui AA. Pancreatic Tuberculosis Mimicking Malignancy Diagnosed with Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration.Endosc Ultrasound 2013;2:38-40


How to cite this URL:
Patel D, Loren D, Kowalski T, Siddiqui AA. Pancreatic Tuberculosis Mimicking Malignancy Diagnosed with Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration. Endosc Ultrasound [serial online] 2013 [cited 2021 Apr 17 ];2:38-40
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