Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis-x-ray-1.jpg
Chest X-ray o a person wi advanced tuberculosis: Infection in baith lungs is marked bi white arrae-heids, an the formation o a cavity is marked bi black arraes.
Clessification an freemit resoorces
Specialty Infectious disease, Pulmonology
ICD-10 A15A19
ICD-9-CM 010018
OMIM 607948
DiseasesDB 8515
MedlinePlus 000077 000624
eMedicine med/2324 emerg/618 radio/411
Patient UK Tuberculosis
MeSH D014376

Tuberculosis, MTB, or TB (short for tubercle bacillus), in the past an aa cried phthisis, phthisis pulmonalis, or consumption, is a widespread, an in mony cases fatal, infectious disease caused bi various strains o mycobacteria, uisually Mycobacterium tuberculosis.[1]

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  1. Kumar V, Abbas AK, Fausto N, Mitchell RN (2007). Robbins Basic Pathology (8th ed.). Saunders Elsevier. pp. 516–522. ISBN 978-1-4160-2973-1.