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Swelling on the back of the neck towards ears, pain on sleeping, advised MRI, X-ray and biopsy. Chances of tuberculosis lymphadenitis?

Dear Doctors, Greeting for the day i need to ask some question regarding my friend she is a 23 year old unmarried female. she had some kind sweeling in the back of the neck starting from near by ears. As per doctors firstly they discover it was cervical but it is not as she have pain only in the nite when she sleep the pain in the neck become extreme. Now doctors tell him to do a mri , a xray test and one more test which need the sample of skin tissues behind te ears. So i want to know it us tuberculous lymphadenitis or anything else.
Asked On : Tue, 24 Jul 2012
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Hi Siddharth,

Tuberculous lymphadenitis is the common cause of such symptoms. You are right in guessing it, more so in India.

Please ask your friend to continue with the investigations and treated accordingly.

Hope this helps.

Answered: Tue, 24 Jul 2012
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