Moreover the drainage is continuous and the fluid flow can be easily controlled; hence the drainage is more complete.9,10 To further understand the clinical effect of central venous catheter based closed thoracic drainage in the treatment of tuberculous
pleurisy, this study studied tuberculous
pleurisy patients who underwent central venous catheter based closed thoracic drainage and analyzed the clinical efficacy.
epididymitis: a review of forty cases.
lymphadenitis is considered a local manifestation of the systemic disease, whereas lymphadenitis due to nontuberculous mycobacteria is truly a localized disease.
Conclusion: In conclusion, the estimation of CSF-ADA level is a speedy and simple method, which can be confidently used for diagnosis of tuberculous
etiology in TBM patients and differentiating it from non-tuberculous etiology.
Present study provided that tuberculous
meningitis (TBM) as found in 49% of HIV patients and considered common secondary CNS illness in the present study, followed by cryptococcal meningitis (16%).
meningitis, Treatment regimens, Fluoroquinolones, Moxifloxacin.
lymphadenitis at Penang General Hospital, Malaysia.
Extrapulmonary tuberculosis, 43% of which showed preliminary findings with peripheral LAP, is the most common form of tuberculous
Chronic granulomatous diseases especially the tuberculous
cervical lymphadenopathy was the most frequent histological findings in 31 patients.
The purpose of this paper is to describe three cases of tuberculous
spondylitis, focusing the diagnostic and treatment options according to the current literature.
Despite no evidence of tuberculous
meningitis, consideration of typical MRI findings of leptomeningeal enhancement in basal cisterns associated with hydrocephalus and prevalence of tuberculosis led to a tentative diagnosis of tuberculous
However, early diagnosis is essential to prevent late complications from tuberculous