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Jarosław Markowski, Małgorzata Witkowska, Tatiana Gierek, Katarzyna Pasternak, Monika Ciupińska-Kajor, Maciej Kajor, Jarosław Paluch, Katarzyna Smółka
INTRODUCTION: It is estimated that between XVI and XIX century one fourth of European population died of tuberculosis. Nowadays tuberculosis is still one of the most important infectious diseases. In 2009 estimately 9 million new cases were registered worldwide, mortality due tuberculosis reached 1.5 million. In Poland extrapulmonary tuberculosis is rare (7% of overall morbidity) and most commonly affects pleura, lymph nodes, bones, joints and genitourinary system. Head and neck tuberculosis is rare and causes many diagnostics problems...
July 2011: Otolaryngologia Polska. the Polish Otolaryngology
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