Can tissue elemental analysis be used to differentiate sarcoidosis and tuberculous lymphadenitis?


Araz Ö., Araz A., Yılmazel U., Akdemir F., Demirci E., Aydın Y. , ...More

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, vol.68, no.2, pp.126-134, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.69691
  • Title of Journal : TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Page Numbers: pp.126-134

Abstract

Introduction: Sarcoidosis and tuberculous lymphadenitis are granulomatous inflammatory diseases. Differentiating lymph node involvement in these two diseases can be challenging. This study evaluated whether elemental analysis of tissue samples could facilitate the differentiation of these histopathologically and clinically similar diseases.