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November 10, 1951

Die Lungentuberkulose im Röntgenbild: Entstehung. Verlauf und Begutachtung

JAMA. 1951;147(11):1088. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670280090036

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Assmann of the Leipzig Clinic demonstrated the close association between the clinic of tuberculosis and clinical roentgenology. As students of Assmann and Baumann, the latter in the field of the digestive tract, Hirsch and Liebau have compiled this work after many years' observations. The volume is limited to the essentials and is aimed at method and practice from a diagnostic and differential diagnostic viewpoint. A detailed description is presented to make basic observations and study possible. In the interest of early diagnosis and to aid modern combat of tuberculosis, the normal and pathologic roentgen findings are detailed. The various detail methods of technique are utilized, and BCG vaccination is considered as a prophylactic weapon. As an introduction, the normal lung is illustrated as a basis for tuberculous infection and is viewed from the mode of infection, bacteriologic considerations, epituberculosis, the reinfection, and clinical symptoms. The roentgen picture of the tuberculous

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