This authoritative guide provides state-of-the-art reviews of the most commonly encountered infectious and noninfectious tropical pulmonary diseases and emphasizes current approaches to the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of tropical lung disorders-offering a concise overview of imaging services in the tropics, as well as authoritative coverage of specific diseases such as tuberculosis, tropical pulmonary eosinophilia, schistosomiasis, malaria, amebiasis, Behcet's disease, and Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF).
Table of Contents
Pulmonary Zoonoses. Symptoms and Signs in Tropical Medicine. Tropical Pulmonary Radiology. Recent Advances in the Immunology of the Respiratory Tract. Bronchoscopy: Diagnostic and Interventional Approach in Tropical Pulmonary Diseases. Common Tropical Pneumonias: Diagnosis and Treatment. Pleural Effusions in the Tropics. Tropical Granulomas: Diagnosis. Immunopathogenesis and Treatment of Eosinophilic Lung Diseases in the Tropics. Immunopathogenis of Malaria. Pulmonary and Critical Care Aspects of Severe Malaria. Pleuropulmonary Amebiasis. Paragonimiasis.
Hydatid Lung Disease. Lung Involvement in Schistosomiasis. Pulmonary Manifestations in Familial Mediterranean Fever. Pulmonary Complications of Behçet's Disease. Endemic Mycosis. Pulmonary Leptospirosis. Diffuse Panbronchiolitis. Pulmonary Complications of Sickle Cell Diseases: The Acute Chest Syndrome. Treatment of Tuberculosis in the Tropics: Evidence-Based View. Index