Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 21st, 1997
"The findings in the present case and our review of the literature emphasize that paradoxical cutaneous reactions can occur during adequate treatment of tuberculosis and are not necessarily indicative of drug-resistant organisms or inadequate response to therapy," researcher Luis M. Valdez and colleagues wrote ("Paradoxical Subcutaneous Tuberculous Abscess," Clinical Infectious Diseases, April 1997;24:734).
The patient was a 28-year-old male native of India who...
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