healed tuberculosis

healed tu·ber·cu·lo·sis

a scar or a calcified, fibrous, or caseous nodule in the lung pleura, lymph node, or other organ, resulting from previous tuberculosis that has regressed. If truly healed, no organisms are present and reactivation is not possible.
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We are reporting a case of a man with a history of treated and healed tuberculosis, who was referred to us for a spontaneous tension pneumothorax secondary to a ruptured complex aspergilloma cavity.
Cases of renal infection in pulmonary tuberculosis: evidence of healed tuberculosis. Am J Pathol 1926;2(5):401-13.
Positive tuberculin skin test or interferon-gamma release assay in patients with radiographic lesion suggesting old healed tuberculosis. J Korean Med Sci.
Groups studied included household contacts of patients with active tuberculosis (rate of progression to active disease in placebo group [baseline rate]=27/1000, relative risk with INH [RR]=0.4, number needed to treat [NNT]=63), patients in mental institutions (baseline rate=12/1000, RR=0.3, NNT=121), and patients with x-ray findings of healed tuberculosis (baseline rate=69/1000, RR = 0.4, NNT = 23).
In healed tuberculosis cases of synovial joints 14 (46.67%) and 10