Tuberculosis — photos

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Acute pulmonary tuberculosis with cavitation.

Photo 1. Acute pulmonary tuberculosis with cavitation. Tuberculosis remains one of the major health problems in the tropics. Pulmonary involvement is common and is most important epidemiologically, since it is responsible for the transmission of the infection.

Tubercular glands.

Photo 2. Tubercular glands. Glandular enlargement due to human tuberculosis is not uncommon. In tropical areas in Africa it is often seen. This woman is Fijian.

Spinal tuberculosis.

Photo 3. Spinal tuberculosis. Bony lesions in the spine have the usual features as in the developed countries.

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