Reactivation pulmonary tuberculosis in two patients treated with pirfenidone

We report two cases of patients with biopsy-proven idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) who were treated with new antifibrotic agent for pirfenidone for more than 12 months. Both cases developed cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) proven by positive sputum TB culture. Both cases were treated with st...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Mohammad Khan, Majed Alghamdi, Hamdan AL-Jahdali
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2017-01-01
Series:International Journal of Mycobacteriology
Online Access:;year=2017;volume=6;issue=2;spage=193;epage=195;aulast=Khan