Extrapulmonary tuberculosis.

@article{Sharma2004ExtrapulmonaryT,
  title={Extrapulmonary tuberculosis.},
  author={Sanjeev Kumar Sharma and Alladi Mohan},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2004},
  volume={120 4},
  pages={
          316-53
        }
}
Extrapulmonary involvement can occur in isolation or along with a pulmonary focus as in the case of patients with disseminated tuberculosis (TB). The recent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) pandemic has resulted in changing epidemiology and has once again brought extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) into focus. EPTB constitutes about 15 to 20 per cent of all cases of tuberculosis in immunocompetent patients and accounts for more than 50 per cent of… CONTINUE READING

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