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The roentgen aspects of pulmonary tuberculosis are thoroughly covered in this work, but the title is misleading because much more material about the disease is included. The opening section describes the disease generally and includes welcome data regarding epidemiologic trends for recent decades (using mostly German data plus some from WHO). The third section of the text deals with diseases that either must be diagnostically differentiated from pulmonary tuberculosis or which, with some frequency, are found at the same time as tuberculosis. Emphasis is given here to silicosis, cancer of the lung, sarcoidosis, fungal disease, and emphysema, as well as
Die Lungentuberkulose im Roentgenbild.. Ann Intern Med. ;86:679–680. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-5-679_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(5):679-680.
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