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Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis masquerading as chest wall malignancy: It just never ceases to surprise us!
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  • Mousa Hussein,
  • Abdalhadi Ahmed,
  • Anam Elarabi,
  • Ibrahim Rasheed,
  • Abbas Alabbas,
  • Aisha Aladab
Mousa Hussein
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Abdalhadi Ahmed
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Anam Elarabi
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Ibrahim Rasheed
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Abbas Alabbas
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Aisha Aladab
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Abstract

With the emergence of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, we witnessed a higher incidence of disseminated and extrapulmonary tuberculosis. It poses a significant diagnostic challenge for the physicians; therefore, a high index of suspicion should be maintained. Here we present a case of isolated chest wall tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient.