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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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Pleural fluid ADA level of 40 IU/ml or more was considered significant for the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion.
Ventriculoatrial shunt in tuberculous meningitis with hydrocephalus.
In children, the most frequent tuberculous lesions encountered were tuberculomas (72.
The age of the 15 tuberculous patients ranged from 3 to 55 years with the mean age of 21 years.
Conclusion: The tuberculous granulomas are the commonest granulomas in district Bannu, Pakistan, specially in 21-40 years of age.
One imaging pattern that can distinguish tuberculous spondylodiscitis from pyogenic is the finding of loss of cortical definition of the vertebral bodies, a finding that is expected in advanced cases of tuberculous infection but is not as common in bacterial infections.
It occurs when tuberculous bacteria invades the brain and spinal cord.
It is essential to have awareness regarding common presentations of cervical tuberculous lymphadenitis among the general population as well as healthcare professionals working in the resource poor primary and secondary level hospitals.
Tuberculous trochanteric bursitis is rare and accounts for 1-2% of all musculoskeletal tuberculosis (3-5), There is no predilection for any particular age group or sex (6).
Predictors of outcome in patients with tuberculous meningitis," International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, vol.
Tuberculous lymphadenopathy can cause extensive vessel wall damage with endothelial damage predisposing to thrombosis [3].