Miliary Tuberculosis with Mediastinal and Cervical Lymph Node Involvement Complicated by an Eso- Mediastinal Fistula
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Esophageal involvement in tuberculosis is rare even in highly endemic areas for tuberculosis and is most often secondary to concomitant mediastinal lymph node infection. Endoscopy and imaging are essential for diagnosis. Conservative treatment is possible but the major risk is mediastinitis secondary to an eso-mediastinal fistula.