pulmonary tuberculosis


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Noun1.pulmonary tuberculosis - involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the bodypulmonary tuberculosis - involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
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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Pulmonary tuberculosis was not documented in 5 patients and was suspicious in the remaining 2 patients.
We report the first case of using inhaled phytochemicals in treating primary pulmonary tuberculosis.
Smear-negative' pulmonary tuberculosis in a DOTS programme: Poor outcomes in an area of high HIV seroprevalence.
After diagnosing Shaima with anemia and pulmonary tuberculosis, Afshar Hospital provided medical treatment and nutritional support, using calorie-dense XANGO Meal Packs.
Regarding pulmonary tuberculosis, identify the single false statement.
We prospectively enrolled 218 cases of newly diagnosed sputum-positive pulmonary tuberculosis between February 2008 and December 2009.
He had a history of pulmonary tuberculosis five years previously for which he was successfully treated.
Sixty-seven Indonesian patients with moderately advanced pulmonary tuberculosis who did not have AIDS were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 10,000 IU/day of vitamin D (not specified whether this was vitamin D2 or vitamin [D.
The pathogenesis, immunology, and treatment of human pulmonary tuberculosis in all its stages are discussed with particular focus on the experimental rabbit model; the disease, when expressed in rabbits, most resembles human tuberculosis.
In the present case, delayed diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient caused Kaposi sarcoma.
In a nested case-control study involving 12,183 patients with pulmonary tuberculosis who completed treatment in 1 year, the overall 30-month relapse rate was 0.

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