Ten years of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in a Danish university clinic.

@article{Ebdrup2003TenYO,
  title={Ten years of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in a Danish university clinic.},
  author={Lotte Ebdrup and Merete Storgaard and S{\o}ren Jensen-Fangel and Niels Obel},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          244-6
        }
}
The objective of this study was to describe the symptoms, diagnostic measures and outcomes of extrapulmonary tuberculosis (ex-TB) in a Danish university clinic from 1990 to 1999. 48 patients with ex-TB were identified retrospectively and clinical and laboratory data extracted from the patient files. The majority were immigrants from Africa (71%). A direct connection between symptoms on admission and anatomical localization of TB was found in 83%. The main localizations of ex-TB were peripheral… CONTINUE READING
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