Koch infection gland tuberculosis refers to the inflammation of the lymph nodes caused by a bacteria called mycobacterium tuberculosis. This infection can spread from one person to another through the droplets released into the air. Koch infection is curable with treatment, but if left untreated, it can be life-threatening.
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Query: Hi, I was suffering from tuberculosis (Koch's disease) a year back which got cured. And now I think, I am getting the same disease back. What should I do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am not sure what makes you think you are getting the disease back. It needs a medical examination to prove if you are right in your fear. But if that is the case, then it can be dangerous, as subsequent TB infections are mostly resistant to medicines and then it becom... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have enlarged lymph node on the neck. FNAC says granulomatous lymphadenitis consistent with Koch's (AFB Stain: negative). In ultrasound it is hypoechoic lesion of approximately 29*34 mm abutting the left submandibular gland but appear separate from it. Simillar lesion of approx. 14*23... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from TB lymphadenitis and taking 4FDC (antitubercular drugs) for the last 22 days. Your query is whether surgery is needed for your lymph node or not. Antitubercular medications are eno... Read Full »