SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Chest Infections I
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Annually, there are more than 8 million new cases of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, leading to nearly 1.5 million deaths. In non-endemic TB countries, the proportion of extra-pulmonary TB cases are increasing, mainly due to TB lymphadenitis. In the United States, nearly 10% of cases of TB are due to TB lymphadenitis.