CHARLES HENDEE SMITH
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Tuberculosis in childhood has many clinical manifestations. It can assume many forms which are seen predominantly in children and in addition many others seen in adult life. Only in recent years has its importance been realized, since the difficulties in diagnosis, and the insidious and occult forms in which it occurs have made it easily overlooked. There are many prevalent misconceptions about the disease, and several misleading pseudodescriptive terms are imbedded in the terminology. Many writers on the subject are students of adult tuberculosis, pathologists or radiologists. This paper presents the point of view of the pediatrician, in the light
SMITH CH. THE TUBERCULOSIS OF CHILDHOOD1. Ann Intern Med. ;8:1090–1120. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-9-1090
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(9):1090-1120.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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