During the past 2 decades, tuberculosis-both pulmonary and qxtrapulmonary-has re-emerged as a major health problem worldwide. Nasal tuberculosis-either primary or secondary to pulmonary tuberculosis or facial lupusis rare, but it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of nasal granulomas. We describe a case of primary nasal tuberculosis in an adult male who presented with a polypoid lesion in one nasal cavity. The diagnosis was based on histopathology and the patient's successful response to antituberculous drug treatment. Given the rising incidence of tuberculosis, it is prudent that otolaryngologists remain cognizant of this infection as a potential cause of unusual lesions in the head and neck.
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