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Endobronchial polyp secondary to pulmonary tuberculosis
  1. A Gupta,
  2. S Pauliah,
  3. D S Urquhart,
  4. M Rosenthal
  1. Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
  1. Atul Gupta, Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London SW3 6NP, UK; atulgupta{at}doctors.org.uk

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A 5-month-old infant of Zimbabwean origin presented with cough, fever, night sweats and decreased appetite of 2 weeks’ duration. The Mantoux test was positive (8 mm) and early morning gastric aspirates grew fully sensitive Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Chest x ray showed right upper and middle lobe collapse with consolidation. The family had been living …

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