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Cavitating pulmonary TB  Extensive necrosis with cavitation, usually occurring in the upper lung or apex,  is a characteristic feature of tuberculosis. This is probably related to persistence of  M. tuberculosis from a prior primary infection. Cavities form when necrosis involves the wall of an airway and the semi-liquid necrotic material is discharged into the bronchial tree.  http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pulmonary-manifestations-of-tuberculosis

Cavitating pulmonary TB: Extensive necrosis with cavitation, usually occurring in the upper lung or apex, is a characteristic feature of "secondary" or "adult type" tuberculosis. This is probably related to persistence of M.

Pulmonary phthisis with cavity formation. "Phthisis" is referring to the wasting away and necrotizing of the lung tissues affected by the tubercules. Tuberculosis was really a pretty horrible way to...

Pulmonary phthisis with cavity formation. “Phthisis” is referring to the wasting away and necrotizing of the lung tissues affected by the tubercules. Tuberculosis was really a pretty horrible way to.

Post-primary tuberculosis, also known as reactivation tuberculosis or secondary tuberculosis usually occurs during the first and second years time following the initial infection later. Reactivation frequently in the setting of a decreased immune status and usually involves the lung apex.   http://radiopaedia.org/articles/post-primary-pulmonary-tuberculosis-1

Pulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis are varied and depend in part whether the infection is primary or post-primary. The lungs are the most common site of primary infection by tuberculosis and are a major source of spread of the disease and o.

Miliary tuberculosis is an uncommon pulmonary manifestation of tuberculosis. It represents haematogeneous dissemination of uncontrolled tuberculous infection and carries a relatively poor prognosis.   Miliary deposits appear as 1-3 mm diameter nodules, which are uniform in size and uniformly distributed.   Read more: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pulmonary-manifestations-of-tuberculosis

Miliary tuberculosis is an uncommon pulmonary manifestation of tuberculosis.

Tuberculosis (pulmonary manifestations) | Radiology Reference Article | Radiopaedia.org

Pulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis are varied and depend in part whether the infection is primary or post-primary. The lungs are the most common site of primary infection by tuberculosis and are a major source of spread of the disease and o.

Gross pathology of lung showing centrilobular emphysema characteristic of smoking. Closeup of fixed, cut surface shows multiple cavities lined by heavy black carbon deposits.  Read more: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pulmonary-emphysema

Gross pathology of lung showing centrilobular emphysema characteristic of smoking. Closeup of fixed, cut surface shows multiple cavities lined by heavy black carbon deposits.

Tuberculosis (pulmonary manifestations) | Radiology Reference Article | Radiopaedia.org

Pulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis are varied and depend in part whether the infection is primary or post-primary. The lungs are the most common site of primary infection by tuberculosis and are a major source of spread of the disease and o.

Tuberculosis (pulmonary manifestations) | Radiology Reference Article | Radiopaedia.org

Pulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis are varied and depend in part whether the infection is primary or post-primary. The lungs are the most common site of primary infection by tuberculosis and are a major source of spread of the disease and o.

Pulmonary TB

Pulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis are varied and depend in part whether the infection is primary or post-primary.

Tuberculosis (pulmonary manifestations) | Radiology Reference Article | Radiopaedia.org

Pulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis are varied and depend in part whether the infection is primary or post-primary. The lungs are the most common site of primary infection by tuberculosis and are a major source of spread of the disease and o.

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