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Author McGuinness, Francis E.

Title Clinical Imaging in Non-Pulmonary Tuberculosis [electronic resource] / by Francis E. McGuinness.

Published Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2000.


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Physical description 1 online resource (vii, 192 pages 345 illustrations)
Contents Introduction -- Intracranial Tuberculosis -- Tuberculous Radiculomyelopathy and Myelitic Tuberculomas -- Tuberculous Spondylitis -- Osteoarticular and Soft Tissue Tuberculosis -- Tuberculosis of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Peritoneum -- Tuberculosis of the Genito-Urinary Tract -- Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in AIDS -- Tuberculous Disease in the Paediatric Age Group -- Less Common Forms of Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis -- Radionuclides in the Evaluation of Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
Summary The book provides an overview of the imaging methods in non-pulmonary tuberculosis including recent technical developments. It is backed by a wide range of illustrations. Tuberculosis of the central nervous system, spine, bones and joints, alimentary and renal tracts are covered in detail, as well as tuberculosis in the paediatric age group and in AIDS patients. Both modern and traditional methods of imaging are presented with an emphasis on conventional radiography, CT and MRI scanning methods and the use of isotopes. The reasons for the recent worldwide epidemic of tuberculosis are discussed as well as methods of treatment.
Subject Medicine.
Radiology, Medical.
Diagnostic ultrasonic imaging.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783642596353 (electronic bk.)
3642596355 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-642-59635-3