Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis

Extrapulmonary TB usually arises from hematogenous spread. Occasionally, the infection goes directly from a neighboring organ. The symptoms depend on the location, but usually include fever, malaise and weight loss. The diagnosis is usually by sputum-smear and culture and, increasingly, by rapid molecular-based diagnostic tests. The treatment is always carried out by a combination of various antituberkulotischer drugs which are administered for at least 6 months.

Extrapulmonary TB usually arises from hematogenous spread. Occasionally, the infection goes directly from a neighboring organ. The symptoms depend on the location, but usually include fever, malaise and weight loss. The diagnosis is usually by sputum-smear and culture and, increasingly, by rapid molecular-based diagnostic tests. The treatment is always carried out by a combination of various antituberkulotischer drugs which are administered for at least 6 months. Miliary TB Also known as generalized hematogenous TB miliary comes from erosion of a tuberculous lesion materialize into a blood vessel, causing millions of tuberculosis bacteria so get your whole body into the bloodstream and. Uncontrolled massive spread can occur during primary infection or after reactivation of a latent focus. The lungs and bone marrow are most commonly affected, but any area may be involved. A miliary tuberculosis occurs in children <4 years, in immunocompromised and the elderly most often. The symptoms consist of fever, chills, weakness and often a progressive dyspnea. Intermittent dissemination of M. tuberculosis can lead to a prolonged FUU. A bone marrow involvement can lead to anemia, thrombocytopenia or leukemic reaction. Miliary TB BIOPHOTO ASSOCIATES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY var model = {thumbnailUrl: '/-/media/manual/professional/images/c0144334_miliary_tb_science_photo_library_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350' imageUrl: '/ - / media / manual / professional /images/c0144334_miliary_tb_science_photo_library_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0 ', title:' miliary TB ', description:' u003Ca id = "v37896077 " class = ""anchor "" u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = ""para "" u003e u003cp u003eIm chest X-ray image are a sign of miliary tuberculosis to see

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