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Medical management of drug-sensitive active thoracic tuberculosis: the work-up, radiographic findings and treatment

Authors: Jared Eddy, Taimur Khan, Frank Schembri

Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) infection and disease have plagued human civilization across time and led to immeasurable morbidity and mortality. This review article focuses on the most currently available information regarding the diagnostic workup, radiologic presentation and treatment of drug-sensitive active TB. As discussed, if adequate resources and methods are available to diagnose, evaluate, and treat patients, drug sensitive TB is an imminently curable disease.