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Types of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis: Types list

The list of types of Tuberculosis mentioned in various sources includes:

  • Active TB - fully active TB disease
  • Latent TB infections - an inactive form; also just called "TB infection"; about 10 to 15 million people in the United States
  • Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) - newer TB strains that are resistant to many drugs.
  • Miliary tuberculosis - causing multiple abscesses in various body parts.

Curable Types of Tuberculosis:

Rare Types of Tuberculosis:

  • Tuberculosis associated with pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Genitourinary tuberculosis
  • Cutaneous tuberculosis
  • Skeletal tuberculosis

Tuberculosis: Rare Types

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Tuberculosis: Related Disease Topics

More general medical disease topics related to Tuberculosis include:

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