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What are the findings from the FNAC report and required treatment?

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Hello Doctor; My sister is 25 yrs old,her FNAC test shows smears from right submandibular lymph node contains small and large lymphoid cells.Many formed epithelioid granulomas including multinucleated gaint cells and scanty caseating material are present in the background.What is the report findings and treatment. Regards XXXX
Posted Thu, 9 Jan 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Rhea Chanda 1 hour later
Brief Answer: possible Kochs? Detailed Answer: Hi XXXX , Swelling of the submandibular gland is often due to infection . The fnac report says that there is possibility of infection also . Now there are several types of infection present but the fnac report indicates strongly towards TB infection . Clinical history and examination will need to co relate with the report . If that's the case then anti TB treatment will need to be started . Its curable .
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