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tuberculous

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

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

(tū-bĕr'kyū-lŭs)
Relating to or affected by tuberculosis.
Compare: tubercular
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tuberculous

Pertaining to, or affected by, TUBERCULOSIS.
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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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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.
Tuberculous 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%).
KeyWords: Tuberculous meningitis, Treatment regimens, Fluoroquinolones, Moxifloxacin.
Extrapulmonary tuberculosis, 43% of which showed preliminary findings with peripheral LAP, is the most common form of tuberculous lymphadenitis (4).
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 meningitis.
However, early diagnosis is essential to prevent late complications from tuberculous tendinitis.