Reactivation disease: the commonest form of tuberculous pleural effusion in Edinburgh, 1980-1991.

@article{Moudgil1994ReactivationDT,
  title={Reactivation disease: the commonest form of tuberculous pleural effusion in Edinburgh, 1980-1991.},
  author={Harmesh Moudgil and G Sridhar and Alison Leitch},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={88 4},
  pages={301-4}
}
From 1980-1991 82 (7.2%) of 1134 tuberculosis notifications in Edinburgh were for pleural effusion. Study of the available records of 62 cases satisfying defined diagnostic criteria identified 14 cases (6 M, 8 F) with a mean age of 27.6 years (range 11-51 years) of primary tuberculous effusion and 25 cases (21 M, 4 F) with a mean age of 51 years (range 19… CONTINUE READING