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Myth: Tuberculosis occurs only in the lungs

  • Myth: Tuberculosis occurs only in the lungs
    Though the disease is most often found in the lungs, it may also affect the kidneys, spine, or brain. Depending on which organs are affected, the signs and symptoms will differ. TB occurring outside of the lungs is known as extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. #WorldTuberculosisDay
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