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Volume 18, Number 4—April 2012

Letter

Tuberculosis Screening before Anti–Hepatitis C Virus Therapy in Prisons

Sergio BabudieriComments to Author , Andrea Soddu, Monica Murino, Paola Molicotti, Alberto A. Muredda, Giordano Madeddu, Alessandro G. Fois, Stefania Zanetti, Pietro Pirina, and Maria Stella Mura
Author affiliations: University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy (S. Babudieri, A. Soddu, P. Molicotti, G. Madeddu, M.S. Mura, S. Zanetti, A.G. Fois, P. Pirina); Ministry of Justice, Sassari (M. Murino, A.A. Muredda)

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Computed tomography image of chest of patient with tuberculosis after anti–hepatitis C virus therapy. A parenchymal distortion 32 mm in diameter is shown in the upper right lung with initial central excavation 10 mm in diameter (horizontal arrow). Similar lesions 8 mm in diameter without central excavation are shown in the upper left lung (vertical arrow).

Figure. Computed tomography image of chest of patient with tuberculosis after anti–hepatitis C virus therapy. A parenchymal distortion 32 mm in diameter is shown in the upper right lung with initial central excavation 10 mm in diameter. Similar lesions 8 mm in diameter without central excavation are shown in the upper left lung.

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