TITLE

Diagnosis of three cases of endobronchial tuberculosis presenting as unresolved pneumonia, following fiberoptic bronchoscopic biopsy

AUTHOR(S)
Roy, Partha Pratim; Dey, Subir Kumar; Sarkar, Anirban; Dwari, Amiya Kumar; Banerjee, Ankan; Banerjee, Rik
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Lung India;Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p185
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nowadays, endobronchial tuberculosis is of rare occurrence. This article presents three such cases. All of them presented as unresolved pneumonia with collapse-consolidation in chest X-ray. All the three patients were sputum smear negative for acid fast bacilli. Diagnosis was possible only with fiberoptic bronchoscopy and bronchial biopsy.
ACCESSION #
53290987

 

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