Anti-tuberculosis treatment and adrenal cortex

Tandon, R.N. and Narang, R.K. (1958) Anti-tuberculosis treatment and adrenal cortex. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 5 (3). pp. 115-121.

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Abstract

Function of the adrenal cortex was assessed by laboratory tests before and after various forms of antitubercular treatment in thirty cases of pulmonary tuberculosis. After anti-tubercular therapy a partial correction of the hypocorticalism present on admission was observed. The conclusion has been drawn that adrenocortical activity of a tuberculous patient is closely related to the activity of the disease process. The relation of the adrenal cortex to the resistance in tuberculosis is discussed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment, Adrenal Cortex, Pulmonary tuberculosis.
Subjects:Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
Endocrine System > Endocrine Glands
Endocrine Diseases > Adrenal Gland Diseases > Adrenal Gland Hyperfunction
Endocrine Diseases > Adrenal Gland Diseases > Adrenal Gland Hypofunction
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Diagnosis > Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
ID Code:849
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:14 September 2005

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