Tuberculosis: 4. Pulmonary disease

Long, Richard; Cowie, Robert
May 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/04/99, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p1344
Academic Journal
Case Study
Presents case studies on patients it pulmonary disease. Background an a 22-year-old aboriginal woman and an 86-year-old immigrant to Canada who exhibited weight loss, cough and other symptoms; Statistics on the frequency of symptoms in adults with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in Canada; Use of chest radiograph to help diagnose pulmonary TB; Laboratory tests; Case resolutions.


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