Medical Definition of Secondary tuberculosis

1. Tuberculosis found in adults and characterised by lesions near the apex of an upper lobe, which may cavitate or heal with scarring without spreading to lymph nodes; theoretically, secondary tuberculosis may be due to exogenous reinfection or to reactivation of a dormant endogenous infection. Synonym: adult tuberculosis, postprimary tuberculosis, reinfection tuberculosis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Secondary Tuberculosis

secondary site
secondary smoking
secondary source
secondary sources
secondary spiral lamina
secondary spiral plate
secondary storage
secondary structure
secondary succession
secondary suture
secondary syphilid
secondary syphilis
secondary teeth
secondary telangiectasia
secondary thrombus
secondary tuberculosis (current term)
secondary tumour
secondary tympanic membrane
secondary union
secondary valence
secondary victimisation
secondary victimization
secondary victimizations
secondary villus
secondary visual area
secondary visual cortex
secondary vitreous
secondary wall
secondary winding
seconde

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