Total replacement of a lung by tuberculosis pneumatocele--an unusual post-tuberculosis sequel.

@article{Puri2014TotalRO,
  title={Total replacement of a lung by tuberculosis pneumatocele--an unusual post-tuberculosis sequel.},
  author={Man Mohan Puri and Aaron K. Jain and Lokender Kumar and Rohit Sarin},
  journal={The Indian journal of tuberculosis},
  year={2014},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={162-5}
}
Total replacement of a lung by pneumatocele in pulmonary tuberculosis is rare. The formation of pneumatoceles in adult pulmonary tuberculosis can occur before, during or after anti-tuberculosis treatment. A case of pneumatocele formation in a 19-year young female following pulmonary tuberculosis is reported. The left lung was completely replaced by… CONTINUE READING