miliary tuberculosis

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Words related to miliary tuberculosis

acute tuberculosis characterized by the appearance of tiny tubercles on one or more organs of the body (presumably resulting from tubercle bacilli being spread in the bloodstream)

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Although these low-density lymph nodes are typical in disseminated tuberculosis, they are not pathognomonic, as they can be seen in lymphoma, fungal disease, metastases, and Whipple's disease (3, 4).
A clinical diagnosis of disseminated tuberculosis was considered.
Autopsies revealed, however, that she suffered from widely disseminated tuberculosis.
Two decades of disseminated tuberculosis at a university medical center: the expanding role ofmycobacterial blood culture.
Disseminated tuberculosis, pulmonary aspergillosis and cutaneous herpes simplex infection in a patient with infliximab and methotrexate.
The cultures of urine, CSF, and sputum yielded Mycobacterium tuberculosis, corroborating the disseminated tuberculosis diagnosis.
Disseminated tuberculosis in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome era.
Unlike drug-sensitive ward patients, where nearly half had disseminated tuberculosis, the overwhelming majority in the drug-resistant wards had pulmonary disease (96%).
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