Overview of airway involvement in tuberculosis

Authors


  • A Arora MD; AS Bhalla MD; M Jana MD, FRCR; R Sharma MD.
  • Conflict of interest: The authors have nothing to disclose.

Correspondence

Dr Ashu Seith Bhalla, Department of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Room No. 69, New Delhi 29, India.

Email: ashubhalla1@yahoo.com

Summary

Pulmonary tuberculosis is a ubiquitous infection and a re-emerging medical and socioeconomic problem resulting in increasing mortality and morbidity, especially in Asian countries. We aim to review the spectrum of imaging findings in airway involvement in tuberculosis through characteristic radiological images and to assess the role of computed tomography and image-guided interventions in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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