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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
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Fine needle aspiration cytology, diagnosis of Tuberculous Mastitis. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2004; 47:377-80.
The third type is Sclerosing Tuberculous Mastitis [1, 3].
Tuberculous Mastitis Obliterans presents as a cystic mastitis with multiple cystic spaces found throughout the breast [3].
Mehrotra, "Fine needle aspiration diagnosis of tuberculous mastitis," Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology, vol.
Singh, "Fine needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of tuberculous mastitis," Acta Cytologica, vol.
Tuberculous mastitis is more commonly seen in females of reproductive age group, however, especially during the lactation period, when they are more susceptible since the lactating breast is more vascular and predisposed to trauma.
The lump in the breast in tuberculous mastitis is usually ill-defined, irregular, occasionally hard and indistinguishable from a carcinoma.
Breast tuberculosis was originally classified by McKeon et al (7) into the following categories: (a) acute miliary type--rare, due to blood borne infection in miliary tuberculosis; (b) nodular type the most common type, which presents as a localized lump with or without sinuses in one quadrant of the breast; (c) disseminated type--involving the entire breast with multiple sinuses; (d) sclerosing type--minimal caseation and extensive hyalinization of the stroma, shrinkage of the breast tissue with early skin retraction and late sinus formation; clinically this type is indistinguishable from carcinoma; and (e) tuberculous mastitis obliterans--a rare form due to intra ductal infection with fibrosis and obliteration of the ductal system; sinus formation is infrequent.