ALVIN S. HARTZ, M.D.
A large proportion of the patients admitted to the Tuberculosis Division of the Baltimore City Hospitals for the first time had previously been acutely ill with what was diagnosed as pneumonia. The acute illness occurred at a period when it might be assumed that a tuberculous process was present. In most instances the disease was in a far advanced stage when the diagnosis of tuberculosis was made subsequent to the acute illness. In some cases, death occurred from tuberculosis soon after acute symptoms suggesting pneumonia, and diagnosed as such, developed. Many more individuals gave histories of influenza and grippe a
HARTZ AS. THE DIAGNOSIS OF PNEUMONIA PRECEDING TUBERCULOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;31:1066–1077. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-6-1066
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(6):1066-1077.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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