Mediastinal Cystic Teratoma Misdiagnosed as Pleural Tuberculosis: a Case
Report and Review of 63 Cases Revealed by Pleural Effusion.
Background: Mediastinal cystic teratoma is a rare diagnosis in
adolescence from low-income setting. Pleural effusion often mislead to
infection and delay resection. We report a case from high burden
tuberculosis country and analyze data from the literature. Methods:
Clinical record of an adolescent patient from the Democratic Republic of