Paradoxical responses in non-HIV-infected patients with peripheral lymph node tuberculosis.

@article{Cho2009ParadoxicalRI,
  title={Paradoxical responses in non-HIV-infected patients with peripheral lymph node tuberculosis.},
  author={O G Cho and Ki-Ho Park and Tark Kim and Eun Hee Song and Eun-Young Jang and Eun Jung Lee and Yong Pil Chong and Sang Ho Choi and Sang Oh Lee and Jun Hee Woo and Yang Soo Kim and Sung-han Kim},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2009},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={56-61}
}
OBJECTIVES We evaluated the clinical characteristics and risk factors for the paradoxical response (PR) in non-HIV-infected patients with peripheral lymph node tuberculosis (TB). METHODS Medical records of non-HIV-infected patients aged > or =16 years with peripheral lymph node TB treated in a tertiary hospital between January 1997 and August 2007 were analysed. PR was defined as clinical or radiological worsening of pre-existing TB lesions, or development of new lesions in a patient who had… CONTINUE READING

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