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Title: Clinical and epidemiological aspects of cases of tuberculosis associated with diabetes in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
Authors: Leal, Sâmia Barreto
Araújo, Gleide Santos de
Nery, Joilda Silva
Santos, Carlos Antonio de Souza Teles
Oliveira, Maeli Gomes de
Barreto, Mauricio Lima
Pereira, Susan Martins
Keywords: Tuberculosis;Diabetes;Symptoms
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
Abstract: Introduction: This study compares the clinical and epidemiological features of patients with TB, with and without DM. Methods: New cases of active pulmonary TB that occurred in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil between 2008 and 2010 were included. DM was diagnosed by based on diagnostic criteria established by the American Diabetes Association. Results: Of the 323 cases of TB, 44 (13.6%) were diabetic. Patients with TB and DM were older (44.7%), with a high level of education (34.%); had slow wound healing (23.4%) and fatigue (61.7%). Conclusions: Clinical symptoms differed between patients with TB, with and without DM.
URI: http://repositorio.ufba.br/ri/handle/ri/26922
ISSN: 1678-9849
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