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January 1956

The Bronchus and Tuberculosis.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1956;63(1):110. doi:10.1001/archotol.1956.03830070112016

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This excellent book graphically describes the pathologic findings in the bronchus as seen in tuberculosis of the lung. The involvement of the bronchus both extrinsically and intrinsically is beautifully illustrated. Bronchograms with descriptive line drawings amply clarify the underlying pathology. This pathology is shown in relation to (1) tuberculosis of the pulmonary parenchyma; (2) endothracic lymph node tuberculosis; (3) tuberculosis of the pleura; (4) bronchoscopic findings as a result of active therapy for pulmonary tuberculosis, namely, the findings following collapse therapy, phrenic nerve avulsion, and pulmonary resection; (5) true tuberculous involvement of the bronchi; (6) the course of bronchial tuberculosis; (7) the problems involved, both physiologic and therapeutic, in the treatment of resolution, fibrosis, and scartissue formation of the bronchus. Numerous case reports have been included to illustrate the many points of discussion. In addition to the usual pathologic findings, therapy is discussed and the results following therapy are clearly

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