Tuberculosis and AIDS.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

In the mid-1980s, the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in the United States increased. Recently, TB became an index diagnosis for AIDS. Chest radiographs in patients with AIDS and TB may be atypical; various features are addressed in this article. Radiologists should be aware of the possibility of TB because this disease is not only communicable to health care workers and other patients but more recently has become difficult to treat because of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goodman, PC

Published Date

  • July 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 707 - 717

PubMed ID

  • 7610240

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8389


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States