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1,918 Possible Causes for Pulmonary Tuberculosis

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Lipodystrophies are a group of heterogeneous disorders characterized by varying degrees of body fat loss and predisposition to insulin resistance and its metabolic complications. Lipodystrophy associated metabolic abnormalities include insulin resistance, that often lead to diabetes mellitus and its complications,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tuberculosis

    To compare combination drug regimens containing rifabutin with those containing rifampicin for treating pulmonary tuberculosis We searched Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] TB; Tuberculosis - pulmonary; Mycobacterium - pulmonary Fitzgerald DW, Sterling TR, Haas DW. Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In: Bennett JE, Dolan R, Blaser MJ, eds.[medlineplus.gov] Pulmonary TB is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M tuberculosis). TB is contagious.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Tuberculosis 12 24% Fungal infection 4 8% Foreign body 1 2% Table 2: Organisms Causing Bacterial Pneumonia Organisms Number (n 18) Percentage (%) Pneumococci 10 55.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis by flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy. Am. Rev. Respir. Dis. , 119 , 677–679. Google Scholar Dismukes, W. E. (1990).[link.springer.com] Necrosis of pulmonary parenchyma can be seen in chronic infections such as tuberculosis and in malignant tumors of the lung.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lymphoma

    , pulmonary V74.1 venereal disease V74.5 viral encephalitis mosquito-borne V73.5 tick-borne V73.5 whooping cough V74.8 worms, intestinal V75.7 yaws V74.6 yellow fever V73.4[theodora.com] Tuberculosis in the world today. Mayo Clin Proc 1988 ; 63 : 1251 –1255. View Abstract[erj.ersjournals.com] , extrapulmonary (involving at least one site outside the lungs, regardless of whether there is concurrent pulmonary involvement) 11.[quod.lib.umich.edu]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Wegener's granulomatosis disease mimicking pulmonary tuberculosis.[jacpjournal.org] , aspergillosis and other fungal infections, Pneumonocystis carinii pneumonia, and actinomycosis), pulmonary embolism, or vasculitis (primarily Wegener’s granulomatosis).[aafp.org] Allergic rhino-sinusitis with pulmonary tuberculosis was suspected, and patient was investigated further.[jacpjournal.org]

  • Silicotuberculosis

    It is concluded that this is an effective means of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with silicosis as well as in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis only,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a cascade of complications-active pulmonary tuberculosis despite recent isoniazid prophylactic therapy, non-tuberculous mycobacterial disease, chronic airways[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . silicotuberculosis (sĭl″ĭ-kō-tū-bĕr-kū-lō′sĭs) [″ tuberculum , a little swelling, Gr. osis , condition] Silicosis associated with pulmonary tuberculosis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Silicosis

    We report the case of silicosis in a 50-year-old woman that presented with pulmonary fibrosis and later developed pulmonary tuberculosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first case of silicosis, initially complicated by pulmonary tuberculosis, which later developed into advanced lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung is reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung, an Epstein-Barr virus-associated undifferentiated carcinoma, is a rare entity of pulmonary malignancy, which tends to affect[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pleural Tuberculosis

    […] pleurisy who had high ADA values had a higher probability of manifesting pulmonary tuberculosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSION: The present study demonstrates that pulmonary involvement is quite common in pleural tuberculosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The aim of this paper is to document prevalence and types of pleural involvement in pulmonary tuberculosis and patient characteristics associated with its occurrence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

    tuberculosis, or confirmed bacterial pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The cavitary lung lesions, initially diagnosed as pulmonary tuberculosis, were proved to be PCP by lung biopsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, pulmonary tuberculosis and visceral leishmaniasis in an adult HIV negative patient Antonio Carlos Toledo Jr. and Márcio Rodrigues de Castro[scielo.br]

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