SALVATORE A. LABARBERA, M.D.; HARRY H. EPSTEIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; LYNN L. FULKERSON, M.D.; ARTHUR S. GRANSTON, M.D.
The occurrence of nontuberculous pneumonia in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis still presents a problem in differential diagnosis. Its frequency remains disputed, and many clinicians are of the opinion that the coexistence of these diseases is rare. Prior to 1942 clinical reports of a few cases appeared in the literature, often with the opinion of the infrequent occurrence of the two diseases in the same patient.1, 2, 3 In a recent publication on pneumonias, Reimann4 states: "It is said that patients with pulmonary tuberculosis rarely get pneumonia caused by other bacteria, but the circumstance probably occurs more often than is believed."
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LABARBERA SA, EPSTEIN HH, FULKERSON LL, GRANSTON AS. NONTUBERCULOUS PNEUMONIA COMPLICATING PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS(NONTUBERCULOUS PNEUMONIA COMPLICATING PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:635–646. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-3-635
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(3):635-646.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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