September 1984

Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonitis Manifesting Concurrently With Active Tuberculosis

Author Affiliations

From the Pulmonary Division, Medical Service (Dr Maurer), and the Laboratory Service (Dr Choi), Bronx (NY) Veterans Administration Medical Center; and the Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York (Dr Choi).

Arch Intern Med. 1984;144(9):1855-1857. doi:10.1001/archinte.1984.00350210183030

• We describe the simultaneous occurrence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis in a 54-year-old man. Two drugs were used to treat the tuberculosis, and the patient had clinical improvement but persistent laboratory and chest roentgenographic abnormalities.

(Arch Intern Med 1984;144:1855-1857)