[Clinical studies of the incidence of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis].

@article{Schweisfurth1995ClinicalSO,
  title={[Clinical studies of the incidence of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis].},
  author={H Schweisfurth and K Link},
  journal={Versicherungsmedizin},
  year={1995},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={207-12}
}
On the whole 797 patients (mean age 49.5 +/- 18.6 years) with tuberculosis who were hospitalized during 1987 and the first half of the year 1994 were investigated. 148 (18.6%) of these patients were foreigners. Regarding the age, the patients of German origin were mostly above 40 years (70.5%). Within the group of foreigners, 61.5% were below 40 years. 83.3% of the patients suffered from pulmonary and 11.4% from extrapulmonary and 11.4% from extrapulmonary tuberculosis. 5.3% of these patients… CONTINUE READING