HIV infection and malnutrition change the clinical and radiological features of pulmonary tuberculosis.

@article{Madebo1997HIVIA,
  title={HIV infection and malnutrition change the clinical and radiological features of pulmonary tuberculosis.},
  author={Tesfaye Madebo and Gunnar Nysaeter and Bernt Lindtj\orn},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={355-9}
}
Patients with HIV infection have atypical clinical features of pulmonary tuberculosis; however, our knowledge on how malnutrition affects the clinical presentation is limited. We studied the influence of malnutrition and HIV infection on the clinical and radiological features of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). We studied 239 consecutive acid fast bacillus-positive adult patients. Patients were investigated by clinical, radiological, anthropometric and laboratory methods. 78% of the patients were… CONTINUE READING
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