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AuthorPalmer, P. E. S. author
TitleThe Imaging of Tuberculosis [electronic resource] : With Epidemiological, Pathological, and Clinical Correlation / by P. E. S. Palmer
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2002
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-56282-2
Descript X, 145 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Once again,tuberculosis has become a serious threat worldwide to people of all socioeconomic levels. Early diagnosis is essential to allow satisfactory treatment and containment of this usually fatal infection. This profusely illustrated book documents the wide spectrum of tuberculosis encountered in the various organ systems, and correlates the images with clinical, laboratory, and histopathological findings. The value of the many different methods of imaging in the diagnosis, management, and follow-up of tuberculosis at any age is discussed and illustrated. The epidemiology of tuberculosis and its relationship with AIDS are also explored. This book will be of great value at all levels of health care in the continuing fight against tuberculosis


CONTENT

Tuberculosis of the Respiratory Tract -- Tuberculosis of the Upper Respiratory Tract -- Primary (Nonimmune) Tuberculosis -- Lobar Pneumonia -- Bronchopneumonia -- Hilar and Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy -- The Destroyed Lung -- Pleural and Pericardial Effusions -- Miliary Tuberculosis -- Silicosis -- Immune Tuberculosis (Also known as Secondary, Hyperergic, Reactivation, or Adult Tuberculosis) -- Clinical Characteristics -- Imaging Diagnosis -- Tuberculoma -- Isoniazid Cysts -- Chronic Pleural Disease -- Chest Wall -- Congenital Tuberculosis -- Immunization with BCG -- PPD Conversion -- Clubbing -- The Other Mycobacterioses -- Tuberculosis of the Alimentary Tract -- Tuberculosis of the Esophagus -- Tuberculosis of the Stomach -- Tuberculosis of the Duodenum and Small Intestine -- Tuberculosis of the Cecum && (Hyperplastic Tuberculosis of the GI Tract) -- Tuberculosis of the Large Intestine -- Tuberculosis of the Rectum -- Enteroliths -- Tuberculosis of the Peritoneum and Abdominal Lymph Nodes -- Tuberculous Peritonitis -- Tuberculous Abdominal Lymph Nodes -- Tuberculosis of the Liver, Spleen, and Pancreas -- Tuberculosis of the Urinary Tract -- Kidneys and Ureters -- Bladder -- Adrenal Tuberculosis -- Genital Tuberculosis -- Tuberculosis of Bone -- Tuberculosis of the Spine -- Imaging of Spinal Tuberculosis -- Differential Diagnosis -- Tuberculosis of Bones and Joints (Nonspinal) -- Tuberculosis of the Central Nervous System -- Tuberculous meningitis -- Tuberculomas -- Tuberculosis Involving Other Sites -- Tuberculous Lymphadenopathy -- Tuberculosis of the Breast -- Tuberculosis of the Parotid Gland -- Ocular Tuberculosis


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