Coexistence of carcinoma cheek with tuberculosis: a rarity

Ashwini Kumar Mishra, Surya Kant, Laxmi Verma, Karthik Nagaraju, Noopur Upadhyay, Anubhuti Singh, Ankit Kumar


Coexistence of tuberculosis and cheek malignancy is a rare phenomenon and it has never been reported to the best of our knowledge. Here, we present a case of carcinoma cheek with tuberculosis in a 50 year old male patient who was successfully managed by multimodality approach by combining anti-tubercular therapy with chemotherapy and radiotherapy.


Tuberculosis, Carcinoma, Cheek

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