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Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery > Volume 24(4); 1981 > Article
Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1981;24(4): 670-2.
2 Cases of the Primary Nasal and Nasopharyngeal Tuberculosis
Kang Mook Yoon, MD, Tae Yong Moon, MD, Oh Kyoo Yang, MD, Young Hyo Lee, MD, and Soon Il Park, MD
Department of Otolaryngology, Wonju School of Medical Science, Yonsei University, Korea
원발성 비강 및 비인강 결핵 2례
윤강묵 · 문태용 · 양오규 · 이영효 · 박순일
연세대학교 원주대학 의학부 이비인후과학교실

Tuberculosis of the nose and nasopharynx is mainly by secondary infection to pulmonary tuberculosis via contagious, hematogenous or lymphogenous routes. Primary infection to nose and nasopharynx is rare but possible when they lost their self-cleansing mechanism and lysosomal activity. We recently have experienced two cases of primary tuberculosis of the nose and nasopharynx, so reported them with review of literature.

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