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Related to tuberculous: tuberculosis, Tuberculous lymphadenitis, tuberculous arthritis, tuberculous pericarditis, tuberculous pneumonia, tuberculous spondylitis

tuberculous

 [too-ber´ku-lus]
pertaining to or affected with tuberculosis; caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

tu·ber·cu·lous

(tū-ber'kyū-lŭs), Do not confuse this word with tubercular.
Relating to or affected by tuberculosis. Compare: tubercular.

tuberculous

/tu·ber·cu·lous/ (too-ber´ku-lus) pertaining to or affected with tuberculosis; caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

tuberculous

(to͝o-bûr′kyə-ləs, tyo͝o-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or having tuberculosis.
2. Of, affected with, or caused by tubercles.

tu·ber′cu·lous·ly adv.

tuberculous

[t(y)o̅o̅bur′kyələs]
Etymology: L, tuber
pertaining to tuberculosis.

tu·ber·cu·lous

(tū-bĕr'kyū-lŭs)
Relating to or affected by tuberculosis.
Compare: tubercular

tuberculous

Pertaining to, or affected by, TUBERCULOSIS.

tuberculous

pertaining to or affected with tuberculosis; caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, e.g. tuberculous adenitis.

tuberculous mastitis
chronic mastitis but with fibrosis commencing at the base of the udder, not around the milk cistern; abnormality of the milk is in the form of fine floccules in watery liquid, settling out on standing, and appearing at the end of milking instead of in the first few streams.

Patient discussion about tuberculous

Q. Can a low back pain start from picking up something from the oven? My mother has a low back pain. It started five days ago while she picked up a cake from the oven. the pain is always there, it bugs her while she sleeps and it excruciate while she is doing her regular physical activity. What can it be? should we go to our GP? Is there anything we can do to ease the pain except Tylenol? Just for the record my mom is 69 years old, and she has tuberculosis and a heart disease.

A. This is a case where your mom should have an examination by a professional. A chiropractor would be the specialist to deal with back pain and can make any appropriate referrals if necessary.

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Tuberculous mediastinal lymphadenopathy can cause left vocal cord paralysis.
The few reported cases in Europe might be related to lack of awareness and to clinical signs and symptoms that mimic tuberculous meningitis: a lymphocytic pleocytosis with an elevated protein level and a low glucose level in CSF, together with a hydrocephalus and subependymal and leptomeningeal contrast enhancement on magnetic resonance imaging (10).
Neurological IRIS may present as meningitis, intracerebral tuberculoma(s), tuberculous brain abscess, radiculomyelitis or spinal epidural abscess.
Tuberculous osteomyelitis in young children J Paediatr Orthop.
In the era prior to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), neurological disorders were the first manifestation of AIDS in 7-20% of patients and prevalence rates of opportunistic neurological infections, including cryptococcal meningitits (CM), tuberculous meningitis and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), ranged from 39-70%.
This case is presented to remind us that tuberculous meningitis should be included in the differential diagnosis of central nervous system pathologies in patients diagnosed with SLE.
Sultan FA, Fatimi S, Jamil B, Moustafa SE, Mookadam F Tuberculous endocarditis: valvular and right atrial involvement.
If an inspection of a carcass reveals tuberculous lesions in more than one organ or region, it is declared unfit for human consumption and destroyed, but if only the lymph nodes in one organ or part of the carcass is infected, then that area is removed and the rest is considered safe to enter the food chain.
The concept of the Rich focus as the cause of tuberculous meningitis is controversial.
Pattern of tuberculous lymphadenitis diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.
of cases All trauma 69 General surgical 57 Cardiac disease 52 Septic shock 19 Non-tuberculous respiratory disease 19 Tetanus 15 Upper airway obstruction 14 Uterine rupture 13 Acute soft tissue infections 12 Tuberculous disease 12 Severe malaria 8 End-stage HIV 6 Guillan Barre Syndrome 6 Eclampsia 5 Thyroidectomy 5 Other 49 Total 361 ICU = intensive care unit, HIV = human immunodeficiency virus.