Miliary tuberculosis diagnosed by fibreoptic bronchoscopy and transbronchial biopsy

John R. Burk, Joseph Viroslav, Lincoln J. Bynum

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Abstract

Fibreoptic bronchoscopy with bronchial washing and transbronchial biopsy was performed in 8 patients with miliary tuberculosis and helped establish the diagnosis in 6(75%). This procedure may provide a valuable adjunct to the diagnosis of miliary tuberculosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-109
Number of pages3
JournalTubercle
Volume59
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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