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CT Findings of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the Patients with HIV Infection and AIDS / 实用放射学杂志
Journal of Practical Radiology ; (12): 1730-1733, 2009.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-405161
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ABSTRACT
Objective To evaluate CT features of pulmonary tuberculosis in the patients with HIV infection and AIDS(HIV/AIDS).Methods CT findings of pulmonary tuberculosis were retrospectively analyzed in 48 patients with HIV/AIDS.Results The CT features of pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV/AIDS included secondary pulmonary tuberculosis in 19 cases(39.6%), mostly showing patchings shadows,10 cases with large confluent consolidation; hematogenous pulmonary tuberculosis in 17 cases(35.4%), including 7 cases of acute miliary tuberculosis(showing miliary lesions evenly distributed in both lungs), and 10 cases of sub-acute disseminated tuberculosis(showing nodular patterns diffusely distributed in both lungs, asymmetrical in size and distribution); complex lesions in 10 cases(20.8%, showing patchy, nodular and miliary lesions). Among all the patients, 36 (75.0%) showed enlarged mediastinal lymphnodes, 13(27.1%) pleural effussion, 10(20.8%) pericardial effusion.Conclusion The characteristics of pulmonary tuberculosis in the patients with HIV/AIDS were mostly diffuse distribution.

Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Journal of Practical Radiology Year: 2009 Type: Article
Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Journal of Practical Radiology Year: 2009 Type: Article