Association of pulmonary tuberculosis and lung cancer: report of 3 cases from Kashmir Valley with a review of aetiological concepts

Nafae, A.; Mishra, S.P.; Dhar, S.N. and Shah, S.N.A. (1975) Association of pulmonary tuberculosis and lung cancer: report of 3 cases from Kashmir Valley with a review of aetiological concepts. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 22 (1). pp. 31-36.

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Abstract

In a series of 25 cases of bronchogenic carcinoma 3 cases revealed association of pulmonary tuberculosis with the neoplasm; in 2 of these the two conditions were found co-existing. The cases have been reported in detail and discussed in the light of various aetiological concepts. The importance of high suspicion index for this association in elderly tuberculous patients exhi-biting bizarre course of illness has been stressed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Lung Cancer, Case Reports, Aetiological Aspects, Kashmir Valley, Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Subjects:Health Occupations > Medicine > Epidemiology
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Lung Neoplasms
ID Code:1541
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:21 June 2006

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