Middle lobe syndrome: an extraordinary presentation of endobronchial tuberculosis.

@article{Garg2015MiddleLS,
  title={Middle lobe syndrome: an extraordinary presentation of endobronchial tuberculosis.},
  author={Tinu Garg and Kamal Gera and Ashok Shah},
  journal={Pneumonologia i alergologia polska},
  year={2015},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={387-91}
}
Tuberculous infection of the tracheobronchial tree, termed as endobronchial tuberculosis (EBTB), is more common in young adults and females. This clinical entity is poorly understood and the diagnosis is frequently delayed as sputum smears are often negative for acid fast bacilli and the chest radiograph can be normal, resulting in diagnostic confusion… CONTINUE READING