Cause for Misdiagnosis of Lung Cancer as Tuberculosis

@inproceedings{Yongsheng2013CauseFM,
  title={Cause for Misdiagnosis of Lung Cancer as Tuberculosis},
  author={He Yong-sheng},
  year={2013}
}
Objective To explore the causes for misdiagnosis of lung cancer as tuberculosis and thus to reduce the misdiagnosis.Methods Twenty misdiagnosed lung cancer cases were retrospectively analyzed based on medical records.Results Eight misdiagnosed lung cancer cases were due to merger or non-active pulmonary tuberculosis and other 12 cases were due to the lack of dynamic observation.Conclusion In the process of diagnosis and treatment,fully consideration and dynamic observation are necessary to… CONTINUE READING

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