TITLE

The Strange Case of Mr. Keats's Tuberculosis

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Hillas
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/1/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p991
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the details of the strange case of Mr. Keats's Tuberculosis. Use of mercury for treatment; Symptom of sore throat; History of tuberculosis in the family; Case of laryngeal tuberculosis; Details of the autopsy report; Impact of poor assessment of Keat's illness.
ACCESSION #
12602543

 

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