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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2015, Article ID 195412, 3 pages
Case Report

Tuberculous Abscess of the Chest Wall Simulate Pyogenic Abscess

1Radiology Department, CHU, 18BP216 Lomé, Togo
2Surgery Department, CHU, Kara, Togo
3Radiology Department, CHU, Kara, Togo

Received 4 August 2015; Accepted 11 October 2015

Academic Editor: Yoshito Tsushima

Copyright © 2015 Lantam Sonhaye et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The chest wall tuberculosis abscesses is rare. We present a case of a 27-year-old immunocompetent male who presented chest wall abscesses. Imaging (chest radiographic, ultrasound, and computed tomography) and Ziehl-Neelsen staining demonstrated chest wall tuberculosis abscesses.