Tuberculous infection of the esophagus is a rare disease and usually occurs secondary to tuberculous mediastinal lymphadenopathy. We report a 74-year-old woman presenting with dysphagia and weight loss. The chest radiograph showed punctuated calcifications lining from the right hilar region to the paracardiac region. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed a 0.5 × 5 cm lesion localized in the 25th cm of the esophagus covered partly with normal mucosa, partly demonstrating ulcerous areas. Biopsy revealed granulomatous infiltrates being tuberculoid in type. Thorax CT showed a calcified lymph node at the right hilum. The patient did not give consent to therapy and died 1 month later.

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