Research Article| Volume 50, ISSUE 3, P265-268, July 1956

Pulmonary tuberculosis under long-term treatment with corticotrophin and chemotherapy

A report on three cases
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      Three cases of pulmonary tuberculosis having long-term treatment with corticotrophin and chemotherapy are described.
      Clinical and radiological improvement occurred when corticotrophin was added to the treatment of patients previously deteriorating on streptomycin and PAS or isoniazid. Long-term treatment up to one year is possible.
      Treatment with corticotrophin can be used with safety for rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, complicated by pulmonary tuberculosis, provided that adequate chemotherapy is given.
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