Clinical review of eight patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome due to pulmonary tuberculosis.
Scand J Infect Dis. 2012 Mar;44(3):222-4
Authors: Befort P, Corne P, Godreuil S, Jung B, Jonquet O
Pulmonary tuberculosis can lead to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) even in the absence of superinfection, and this condition requires mechanical ventilation. We describe herein the characteristics and outcomes of 8 patients with this association hospitalized in a French teaching hospital between 1997 and 2006.
PMID: 21919595 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]