JAMES ALEXANDER MILLER, A.M., M.D., F.A.C.P.
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It is my belief that among general practitioners of medicine pulmonary tuberculosis is usually regarded as a local disease of the lung, produced by the inhalation of tubercle bacilli, and that their ideas of hematogenous tuberculosis are restricted to that form of the disease which we recognize as general miliary tuberculosis.
In the light of modern knowledge these are limited and crude concepts of this disease, which greatly hamper our proper appreciation of many important problems concerning its etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, prevention and treatment.
It is my present purpose to review the evidence demonstrating that pulmonary tuberculosis is
MILLER JA. PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS AS A PART OF A SYSTEMIC INFECTION (HEMATOGENOUS PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS)1. Ann Intern Med. 1934;8:243–257. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-3-243
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(3):243-257.
Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Mycobacterial Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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