Six months versus nine months chemotherapy for tuberculosis of lymph nodes: final results.

@article{Campbell1993SixMV,
  title={Six months versus nine months chemotherapy for tuberculosis of lymph nodes: final results.},
  author={Ian Allen Campbell and Lawrence Peter Ormerod and James A R Friend and P. C. Jenkins and Robin J. Prescott},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={87 8},
  pages={
          621-3
        }
}
Of 199 patients treated for peripheral lymph node tuberculosis, 157 completed treatment as planned. Fifty received E2H9R9, 56 Z2 H9R9 and 51 Z2H6R6 regimens (E = Ethambutol; H = Isoniazid; R = Rifampicin; Z = pyrazinamide: numbers denote duration of therapy in months). In follow-up from 9 to 30 months, there were no significant differences between the regimens in enlargement of existing nodes, development of new glands or sinuses, in the need for new operative procedures, or in the percentage… CONTINUE READING

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