What is extrapulmonary TB?


This infographic explains what tuberculosis and extrapulmonary tuberculosis is

infographic explaining pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis


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Extrapulmonary tuberculosis - A challenging diagnosis

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One in five TB patients in EU/EEA has extrapulmonary tuberculosis. This ECDC video documentary featuring two patient stories illustrates how difficult the diagnosis of extrapulmonary TB can be. The disease is easy to miss: symptoms are unspecific and clinicians may not consider it in their differential diagnosis.