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Figure 1: Enlarged hilar lymph nodes on the right hand side. The lungs appear normal. This is the commonest form of childhood TB.

Figure 1: Enlarged hilar lymph nodes on the right hand side. The lungs appear normal. This is the commonest form of childhood TB.

Figure 2: Primary TB infection of the left lower lobe

Figure 2: Primary TB infection of the left lower lobe

Figure 3: Enlarged hilar and paratracheal lymph nodes with TB pneumonia of the right middle lobe. On careful inspection narrowing of the right bronchus can be seen.

Figure 3: Enlarged hilar and paratracheal lymph nodes with TB pneumonia of the right middle lobe. On careful inspection narrowing of the right bronchus can be seen.

Figure 4: A large right sided pleural effusion seen in an older child

Figure 4: A large right sided pleural effusion seen in an older child

Figure 5: Severe TB in an adolescent with scattered areas of pneumonia and cavities in both upper lobes. This highly infectious form of TB is usually seen in adults.

Figure 5: Severe TB in an adolescent with scattered areas of pneumonia and cavities in both upper lobes. This highly infectious form of TB is usually seen in adults.

Figure 6: A typical example of miliary TB with fine nodules visible in all the lobes of both lungs.

Figure 6: A typical example of miliary TB with fine nodules visible in all the lobes of both lungs.

Note
A more comprehensive atlas on the diagnosis of intrathoracic tuberculosis in children can be downloaded free of charge from www.theunion.org.