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Cavitating pulmonary tuberculosis in children: Correlating radiology with pathogenesis
Background: Cavitating pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) is generally known as a disease of adults, with children typically having features of primary PTB. Objective: To group children with PTB and cavities according to possible ...
The outcome of infants younger than 6 months requiring ventilation for pneumonia caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Introduction: The outcome of young infants (<6 months) being ventilated for respiratory failure caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) has not been recorded. Patients and Methods: A descriptive study of children <6 ...
The diagnostic value and safety of transbronchial needle aspiration biopsy in children with mediastinal lymphadenopathy
Introduction Anterior mediastinal masses in children can have different causes which includes, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) or malignant lymphadenopathy. Transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) has been described as a ...