Does pleural tuberculosis disease pattern differ among developed and developing countries


IBRAHIM W., GHADBAN W., KHINJI A., YASIN R., SOUB F., AL-KHAL A., ...More

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.99, no.8, pp.1038-1045, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 99 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2004.12.012
  • Title of Journal : RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1038-1045

Abstract

Background: A number of reports from developed countries have documented a rising age at which pleural tuberculosis occurs and increase in the frequency of reactivation disease being as the main cause of pleural involvement.