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The Imaging of Tuberculosis

With Epidemiological, Pathological, and Clinical Correlation

  • P. E. S. Palmer
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  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 137-145

About this book

Introduction

Once again,tuberculosis has become a serious threat worldwide to people of all socioeconomic levels. Early diagnosis is essential to allow satisfactory treatment and containment of this usually fatal infection. This profusely illustrated book documents the wide spectrum of tuberculosis encountered in the various organ systems, and correlates the images with clinical, laboratory, and histopathological findings. The value of the many different methods of imaging in the diagnosis, management, and follow-up of tuberculosis at any age is discussed and illustrated. The epidemiology of tuberculosis and its relationship with AIDS are also explored. This book will be of great value at all levels of health care in the continuing fight against tuberculosis.

Keywords

AIDS Radiodiagnostik Tuberkulose computed tomography (CT) correlation diagnosis diagnostic imaging diagnostics magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) medicine migration pancreas radiology tuberculosis ultrasound

Authors and affiliations

  • P. E. S. Palmer
    • 1
  1. 1.DavisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-56282-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-62610-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-56282-2
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