Radiographics 2021 May 28:200154. Epub 2021 May 28.
From the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 510 S Kingshighway Blvd, Campus Box 8131, St Louis, MO 63110 (M.N., M.Z., A.S.S., C.S.); Department of Radiology, Division of Body Imaging, University of Missouri Health System, Columbia, Mo (M.A.S.); Department of Radiology, Division of Body Imaging, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan (A.H.); Department of Imaging, Division of Body Imaging, Clinica Davila, Recoleta, Chile (C.V.); and Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, Ariz (C.O.M.).
The genitourinary region is one of the most common sites of extrapulmonary tuberculosis (TB) involvement. The imaging features of genitourinary TB are protean and can mimic other entities, including malignancy, and pose a diagnostic dilemma. Hematogenous seeding and lymphatic spread of mycobacteria from pulmonary, tonsillar, and nodal TB are implicated in the pathogenesis of genitourinary TB. Read More