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Mediastinal Cystic Teratoma Misdiagnosed as Pleural Tuberculosis: a Case Report and Review of 63 Cases Revealed by Pleural Effusion.
  • PATRICK DE MARIE KATOTO,
  • Liliane Byamungu
PATRICK DE MARIE KATOTO
Catholic University of Bukavu Faculty of Medicine
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Liliane Byamungu
Catholic University of Bukavu Faculty of Medicine
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Abstract

Background: Mediastinal cystic teratoma is a rare diagnosis in adolescence from low-income setting. Pleural effusion often mislead to infection and delay resection. We report a case from high burden tuberculosis country and analyze data from the literature. Methods: Clinical record of an adolescent patient from the Democratic Republic of Congo

Peer review status:Published

27 Sep 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
29 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
29 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
07 Oct 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
08 Jan 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
09 Jan 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
20 Mar 20211st Revision Received
22 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
22 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
22 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
27 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Accept
Jun 2021Published in Clinical Case Reports volume 9 issue 6. 10.1002/ccr3.4139