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Miliary pulmonary tuberculosis after the first dose of intravesical BCG instillation in a patient with high-grade bladder cancer

Adam Stępień, Michał Brudło, Tomasz Stachura, Paulina Marcinek, Jerzy Soja, Krzysztof Sładek
DOI: 10.5603/ARM.a2020.0150

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Ahead of Print
CLINICAL VIGNETTES
Published online: 2020-09-30
Submitted: 2020-09-03
Accepted: 2020-09-26

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Keywords

miliary tuberculosis; BCG immunotherapy; bladder cancer

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Title

Miliary pulmonary tuberculosis after the first dose of intravesical BCG instillation in a patient with high-grade bladder cancer

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Ahead of Print

Published online

2020-09-30

DOI

10.5603/ARM.a2020.0150

Keywords

miliary tuberculosis
BCG immunotherapy
bladder cancer

Authors

Adam Stępień
Michał Brudło
Tomasz Stachura
Paulina Marcinek
Jerzy Soja
Krzysztof Sładek

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