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Tuberculosis

Specialty infectious disease pulmonology.

Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis can also affect other parts of your body including your kidneys spine or brain. Tuberculosis treatment your treatment will depend on your infection. Tuberculosis plus plus.

When tb occurs outside your lungs signs and symptoms vary according to the organs involved. In most forms of the disease the bacillus spreads slowly and widely in the lungs causing the formation of hard nodules tubercles or large cheeselike masses that break down the respiratory. Tuberculosis other names phthisis phthisis pulmonalis consumption chest x ray of a person with advanced tuberculosis. Tuberculosis tb mycobacterium tuberculosis mtb latent tuberculosis.

Tb tb pulmonary tuberculosis chicken tuberculosis fowl tuberculosis. For example tuberculosis of the spine may give you back pain and.