Tuberculosis infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis. When tb occurs outside your lungs signs and symptoms vary according to the organs involved. Tuberculosistb 1 1 latent tuberculosis 10active tuberculosis. Tb tb pulmonary tuberculosis chicken tuberculosis fowl tuberculosis. If you have latent tb your doctor will give you medication to kill the bacteria so the infection doesnt become activeyou.
Tuberculosis treatment your treatment will depend on your infection. Tuberculosis plus plus. Infection in both lungs is marked by white arrow heads and the formation of a cavity is marked by black arrows. Tuberculosis can also affect other parts of your body including your kidneys spine or brain.
For example tuberculosis of the spine may give you back pain and. Tuberculosis other names phthisis phthisis pulmonalis consumption chest x ray of a person with advanced tuberculosis.