Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 483–484 | Cite as

Massive adenopathy in oropharyngeal tularemia; C. T. demonstration

  • S. -L. Umlas
  • D. Jaramillo
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The CT appearance of oropharyngeal tularemia in a 3 1/2 year-old boy is described. Tularemia should be considered in the differential diagnosis of massive adenotonsillar enlargement and extensive necrotic cervical adenopathy.


Public Health Differential Diagnosis Tularemia Cervical Adenopathy Adenotonsillar Enlargement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. -L. Umlas
    • 1
  • D. Jaramillo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyChildren's HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Pediatric RadiologyMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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