tuberculous pleurisy


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tuberculous pleurisy

Inflammation of the pleura as a result of tuberculosis. The effusion may be bloody.
See also: pleurisy
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Adenosine deaminase (ADA) isoenzyme analysis in pleural effusions: Diagnostic role, and relevance to the origin of increased ADA in tuberculous pleurisy.
The average age of patients with tuberculous pleurisy is increasing and the disease is now commonly seen in the middle aged group.
Diagnosis of tuberculous pleurisy using the biologic parameters adenosine deaminase, lysozyme and interferon gamma.
The diagnostic values of serum, pleural fluid and urine neopterin measurements in tuberculous pleurisy.
Diagnostic value of Adenosine Deaminase and lysozyme in tuberculous pleurisy.
A total of 451 consecutive patients with pleural effusions were studied: three hundred patients with exudative pleural effusions due to pneumonia, tuberculous pleurisy, malignant effusions from primary and metastatic lung cancers, malignant pleural mesothelioma, and 151 with transudative pleural effusions due to heart failure, hypoproteinemia, liver cirrhosis, chronic renal failure, nephrotic syndrome.