miliary tuberculosis


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miliary tuberculosis

n.
An acute form of tuberculosis characterized by very small tubercles in various body organs, caused by the spread of tubercle bacilli through the bloodstream.
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Noun1.miliary tuberculosis - acute tuberculosis characterized by the appearance of tiny tubercles on one or more organs of the body (presumably resulting from tubercle bacilli being spread in the bloodstream)miliary tuberculosis - acute tuberculosis characterized by the appearance of tiny tubercles on one or more organs of the body (presumably resulting from tubercle bacilli being spread in the bloodstream)
T.B., tuberculosis, TB - infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)
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mil·i·a·ry tu·ber·cu·lo·sis

n. tuberculosis miliar, enfermedad que invade el organismo a través de la sangre y se caracteriza por la formación de tubérculos diminutos en los órganos afectados.
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Fatal miliary tuberculosis in an HIV-infected Cameroon woman: disseminated histoplasmosis due to Histoplasma capsulatum capsulatum [in French].
Miliary tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially lethal form of tuberculosis resulting from massive lymphohaematogeneous dissemination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacilli.
Miliary tuberculosis not affecting the lungs but complicated by acute respiratory distress syndrome.
She appears to have been suffering from a very strong strain of the disease, called Miliary Tuberculosis.
The chest HRCT result was consistent with miliary tuberculosis (Figure 1), and the brain MRI revealed findings were consistent with tuberculous granuloma and tuberculous meningitis (Figure 2).
A case of isoniazid-resistant miliary tuberculosis in which tuberculous meningitis paradoxically developed despite systemic improvement.
Hemophagocytic Syndrome in Miliary Tuberculosis Presenting with Noncaseating Granulomas in Bone Marrow and Liver.
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING OF MILIARY TUBERCULOSIS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IN CHILDREN WITH TUBERCULOUS MENINGITIS
6 mm ([double dagger]), ([section) Pulmonary involvement 447 (69) 26 (39) ([parallel]) Cavity formation 121 (27) 2 (8) ([parallel]), ** Positive sputum-smear 208 (32) 3 (5) ([parallel]) Lymphadenopathy ([parallel]), ([dagger][dagger]) Cervical 213 (33) 18 (27) Axillary 51 (8) 17 (26) Inguinal 38 (6) 11 (17) Intra-abdominal 30 (5) 10 (15) Mediastinal 77 (12) 13 (20) Pleural effusion 45 (7) 11 (17) ([parallel]) Ascites ([parallel]) 23 (4) 2 (3) Pericardial effusion 14 (2) 1 (2) ([parallel]) Meningitis ([parallel]) 16 (2) 5 (8) Miliary tuberculosis 90 (14) 4 (6) ([parallel]) Haemoglobin, g/dl ([double 11.
The most frequently occurring during autopsy was tuberculosis: miliary tuberculosis with affection of various internal organs (72% of cases) and similarly progressive secondary tuberculosis of the lungs (16%).
The radiological appearance of diffuse nodular type of BAC may be confused with miliary tuberculosis and pulmonary metastatic nodules.
We report the case of a 25-year-old woman in the second trimester of pregnancy with acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with miliary tuberculosis.