Unusual case of endobronchial tuberculosis and tuberculous laryngitis in a patient under long-term high-dose inhaled steroids
SUMMARY Presentation of a case of extensive endobroncheal tuberculosis with concommitant tuberculous laryngitis in a background of long-term use of high-dose inhaled steroids. The likelihood of activation of dormant infection by the inhaled steroids is discussed. The late sequelae of endobroncheal disease are presented and the utilisation of corticosteroids in the prevention of bronchostenosis is discussed. Pneumon 1999, 12 (2): 133-140