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Radiological diagnosis and follow-up of pulmonary tuberculosis
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    PTB in elderly and diabetic patients

    Dr Jolobe eloquently enlarges upon a point that we only touched upon; the paper was aimed at describing the various radiologic appearances associated with PTB and avoided ellaborating on the clinical ramifications.

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    In the presence of diabetes and old age, lower lobe PTB might be mistaken for pneumonia

    In their allusion to atypical patterns of pulmonary tuberculosis(PTB) in diabetes mellitus(DM) and in old age(1), the authors should, perhaps, have elaborated further given the observation that "the impact of DM on the radiological presentation of PTB is important because misinterpretation may lead to delay in appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment thus risking dissemination of PTB to others"(2). These observations h...

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