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My husbands xray result shows that there are fibrohazed densities seen in the right upper lung with impression:KOCH's infection. Please elaborate. ?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine

In brief: Tuberculosis

Koch's infection or tuberculosis is suggested by the X-ray.
The final diagnosis would also include a skin test, review of history, sputum cultures and possible other tests trying to better identify the organism. Your husband needs immediate follow-up and consideration for initiating treatment.

In brief: Tuberculosis

Koch's infection or tuberculosis is suggested by the X-ray.
The final diagnosis would also include a skin test, review of history, sputum cultures and possible other tests trying to better identify the organism. Your husband needs immediate follow-up and consideration for initiating treatment.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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Dr. Tamar Jeffery
Emergency Medicine

In brief: KOCHs

KOCH's=tuberculosis (TB) infection.
So the radiologist saw something that looked light TB. Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs caused by a bacterial microorganism, the tubercle bacillus or Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB can be treated, cured, and can be prevented in at risk people with medication

In brief: KOCHs

KOCH's=tuberculosis (TB) infection.
So the radiologist saw something that looked light TB. Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs caused by a bacterial microorganism, the tubercle bacillus or Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB can be treated, cured, and can be prevented in at risk people with medication
Dr. Tamar Jeffery
Dr. Tamar Jeffery
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