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Surgical treatment for chronic cervical lymphadenitis in children. Experience from a tertiary care paediatric centre on non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections.

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Summary of "Surgical treatment for chronic cervical lymphadenitis in children. Experience from a tertiary care paediatric centre on non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections."

Non-tuberculous mycobacteria are the most frequent cause of chronic lymphadenitis in children. We reviewed treatment and outcomes of paediatric patients with chronic cervical lymphadenitis, to better understand their differential diagnosis, surgical indication, complication and recover.

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Name: International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
ISSN: 1872-8464
Pages: 137-142

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