Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReportVolume 4 Issue 8

Tuberculosis Abscess of the Neck with Concurrent Bacterial Infection: A Case Report

Zu Kang Voon and Dayaabaran Marimuthu*

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Segamat, Segamat, Malaysia

*Corresponding Author: Dayaabaran Marimuthu, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Segamat, Segamat, Malaysia.

Received: June 15, 2023; Published: July 06, 2023

Abstract

TB neck abscess is a rare manifestation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Timely and accurate diagnosis is crucial to initiate appropriate treatment and prevent complications. This case report highlights the importance of considering TB as a differential diagnosis in patients presenting with neck abscess and also the various challenges to manage concurrent bacterial infection.

 Keywords: Tuberculosis; Extrapulmonary; Neck Abscess; Pseudomonas; Acetic Acid

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Citation: Zu Kang Voon and Dayaabaran Marimuthu. “Tuberculosis Abscess of the Neck with Concurrent Bacterial Infection: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 4.8 (2023): 12-14.

Copyright: © 2023 Zu Kang Voon and Dayaabaran Marimuthu. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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