Chapter 18. Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. R. Andrew Seaton

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch18

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Seaton, R. A. (2000) Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999



  • human immunodeficiency virus (HIV);
  • pulmonary tuberculosis;
  • central nervous system;
  • infection;
  • pathology


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Central Nervous System Tuberculosis

  • Superficial Tuberculous Lymphadenitis

  • Tuberculous Pericarditis

  • Bone and Joint Tuberculosis

  • Gastrointestinal Tract and Peritoneal Tuberculosis

  • Genitourinary Tract Tuberculosis

  • Cutaneous Tuberculosis

  • Tuberculosis of the Breast

  • Ocular Manifestations of Tuberculosis

  • Tuberculosis of the Upper Respiratory Tract

  • Tuberculous Bacteraemia

  • Acknowledgement

  • References