TITLE

Postprimary tuberculosis

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Geoffrey Brett; Babar, Judith Lynn; Müller, Nestor Luiz
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p148
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a brief description and clinical appearance of postprimary tuberculosis. The disease is also called reactivation tuberculosis that develops in 5%-20% of patients infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Found mainly in adults, it arises from the reactivation of bacilli that lay dormant within a fibrotic area of the lung. It manifests radiographically as focal or patchy parenchymal opacities in the apical lobe of the lungs.
ACCESSION #
25627573

 

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