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July 26, 1958

Tuberculosis in White and Negro Children. Volume I: The Roentgenologic Aspects of the Harriet Lane Study

JAMA. 1958;167(13):1690. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.02990300116029

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The introduction to volume 1 is devoted to the definition of the basic terms used in the legends which accompany the roentgenograms depicted. The pulmonary, segmental, and lymphatic anatomy is briefly but adequately reviewed. The major portion of this work is an atlas of roentgenograms with accompanying explanations which depict the various stages and forms of pulmonary tuberculosis. The serial film studies are particularly instructive. Some of these predate the chemotherapeutic era, whereas others show the effects of specific chemotherapy. On occasion the roentgenograms are supplemented by bronchoscopic findings or autopsy material. Representative roentgenograms of osseous tuberculosis are also presented. The differential diagnosis of tuberculosis in children from the radiologic standpoint is also dealt with. The indications, contraindications, complications, and method of bronchoscopy and bronchography are discussed in detail. This volume should be of general interest, but it is of particular value to radiologists, pediatricians, and physicians interested in pulmonary

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