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Pulmonary tuberculosis: Chest radiograph can appear normal in immunocompromised patients

Creagh-Brown, Ben C. and Whitfield, R. (2006) Pulmonary tuberculosis: Chest radiograph can appear normal in immunocompromised patients British Medical Journal, 332.

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Abstract

Campbell and Bah-Sow describe the varied patterns of abnormality in chest radiographs in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis, appearances often being less specific in immunocompromised patients.1 We agree that a high index of suspicion is necessary in such patients and highlight the inadequacy of a chest radiograph in excluding pulmonary tuberculosis.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Biosciences and Medicine
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Creagh-Brown, Ben C.b.creagh-brown@surrey.ac.uk
Whitfield, R.
Date : 8 June 2006
DOI : 10.1136/bmj.332.7554.1392-a
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 25 Mar 2019 11:52
Last Modified : 25 Mar 2019 11:52
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/850785

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