Miliary tuberculosis: clinical manifestations, diagnosis and outcome in 38 adults.

@article{Mert2001MiliaryTC,
  title={Miliary tuberculosis: clinical manifestations, diagnosis and outcome in 38 adults.},
  author={A. A. Mert and Muammer Bilir and Fehmi Tabak and Reşat Ozaras and Recep Ozturk and Hakan Şenturk and Hilal Aki and Nevra Seyhan and Tuncer Karayel and Yildirim Aktuğlu},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2001},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={217-24}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine the clinical, radiographic and laboratory characteristics, diagnostic methods, and prognostic variables in patients with miliary tuberculosis (TB). METHODOLOGY The records of 38 patients (15 male, 23 female; mean age 41 years, range 16-76 years) with miliary TB from 1978 to 1998 were analyzed. Patients were evaluated also as to whether they presented with a fever of unknown origin (FUO). Criteria for the diagnosis of miliary TB were (i) miliary… CONTINUE READING
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