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Tuberculosis
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Chest X-Ray of a patient suffering from tuberculosis

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Patient Information

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Tuberculosis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

Electrocardiogram

Chest X Ray

CT

MRI

Echocardiography or Ultrasound

Other Imaging Findings

Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy

HIV Co-infection
Children
Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis
Tuberculous Pericarditis
Culture-Negative Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Renal Insufficiency and End-Stage Renal Disease
Liver Disease
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Surgery

Primary Prevention

Secondary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Tuberculosis On the Web

Most recent articles

Most cited articles

Review articles

CME Programs

Powerpoint slides

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American Roentgen Ray Society Images of Tuberculosis

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X-rays
Echo & Ultrasound
CT Images
MRI

Ongoing Trials at Clinical Trials.gov

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse

NICE Guidance

FDA on Tuberculosis

CDC on Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis in the news

Blogs on Tuberculosis

Directions to Hospitals Treating Tuberculosis

Risk calculators and risk factors for Tuberculosis

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-In-Chief: Maheep Singh Sangha, M.B.B.S.; Somal Khan; João André Alves Silva, M.D. [2]

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Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Tuberculosis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | Chest X Ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy: HIV Co-infection | Children | Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis | Tuberculous Pericarditis | Culture-Negative Pulmonary Tuberculosis | Renal Insufficiency and End-Stage Renal Disease | Liver Disease | Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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