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Computed tomography in miliary tuberculosis
  1. O M Jolobe
  1. Manchester Medical Society, Manchester, UK;

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Computed tomography (CT) is used to diagnose mediastinal lymphadenopathy when patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) present either with normal chest radiographs1 or with non-specific pulmonary infiltrates.2 It may also have a role in: (1) establishing the diagnosis of miliary tuberculosis (MTB) when chest radiography shows a non-specific interstitial pattern3 (which may be erroneously attributed to Pneumocystis carinii in HIV infected …

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