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Case Report

Lymph node tuberculosis after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: an atypical presentation of an uncommon complication

5 May 2015
Guillermo Martín-Sánchez, Marta Drake-Pérez, José Luis Rodriguez, Lucrecia Yañez, Andrés Insunza, Carlos Richard

Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections are uncommon complications in the haematopoietic stem cell post-transplant period. Most cases are reactivations of latent infections affecting the lung. We present an atypical case of isolated lymph node tuberculosis after an allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, which highlights the importance of having a high suspicion index, even in non-endemic countries.

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