miliary tuberculosis

miliary tuberculosis
acute generalized tuberculosis characterized by lesions in affected organs, which resemble millet seeds.

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  • Miliary tuberculosis — Classification and external resources Miliary tuberculosis is characterized by a chronic, contagious bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis that has spread to other organs of the body by the blood or lymph system …   Wikipedia

  • Miliary tuberculosis — The presence of numerous sites of tuberculosis infection each of which is minute, about the size of millet seed, due to dissemination of infected material through the bloodstream in a process somewhat like the metastasis of a malignancy. One of… …   Medical dictionary

  • miliary tuberculosis — noun acute tuberculosis characterized by the appearance of tiny tubercles on one or more organs of the body (presumably resulting from tubercle bacilli being spread in the bloodstream) • Hypernyms: ↑tuberculosis, ↑TB, ↑T.B. * * * noun : acute… …   Useful english dictionary

  • miliary tuberculosis — (mil e a re) An acute form of tuberculosis in which small tubercles are formed in a number of organs of the body because of dissemination of M. tuberculosis throughout the body by the bloodstream. Also known as reactivation tuberculosis …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • miliary tuberculosis — Pathol. tuberculosis in which the bacilli are spread by the blood from one point of infection, producing small tubercles in other parts of the body. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • miliary tuberculosis — /mɪljəri təbɜkjuˈloʊsəs/ (say milyuhree tuhberkyooh lohsuhs) noun tuberculosis in which the bacilli are spread by the blood from one point of infection, producing small tubercles in other parts of the body …  

  • cutaneous miliary tuberculosis — a severe, acute form of miliary tuberculosis involving the skin, seen in children and immunocompromised or otherwise debilitated adults. It occurs as a generalized cutaneous eruption of brown, cone shaped papules that become necrotic and may form …   Medical dictionary

  • Tuberculosis — Classification and external resources Chest X ray of a person with advanced tuberculosis ICD 10 A …   Wikipedia

  • Tuberculosis miliar — 220px La tuberculosis miliar se caracteriza por una infección crónica del M.tuberculosis que se ha diseminado a través de otros órganos vía hematológica o linfática. Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 A …   Wikipedia Español

  • Miliary fever — was a medical term in the past (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart s death report showed this term), used to indicate a general cause of infectious disease that cause an acute fever and skin rashes similar to the cereal grain called proso millet. After… …   Wikipedia

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