Endogenous infection is secondary to a preexisting primary focus and may result from contiguous (orificial tuberculosis, scrofuloderma), hematogenous (acute miliary tuberculosis
, tuberculous gumma, and lupus vulgaris), or lymphatic dissemination (lupus vulgaris) [2,16].
Western blotting results showed that the grayscale value ratios of LL-37, HBD-2, and HBD-3 in the lesions of acute miliary tuberculosis
(case 3) were 0.48, 0.05, and 0.28, respectively.
They are of 2 types, solitary tubercle or granuloma (seen in chronic tuberculosis) and choroidal miliary tubercles (seen in acute miliary tuberculosis
Excision of the Tongue Followed by Death from Acute Miliary Tuberculosis
. Ann Surg 1888 Nov;8(5):368-371.
Pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum complicating acute miliary tuberculosis