Lung ultrasonography in pulmonary tuberculosis: Integrating chest radiology?

Published: 30 July 2019
Author(s): Antonio Mirijello, Salvatore De Cosmo, Marco Sperandeo
Issue: July 2019
Section: Letter to the Editor

We read with interest the article by Montuori et al. evaluating the role of lung ultrasonography (LUS) in pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). Authors conclude that “chest ultrasonography may be a promising tool to support clinical, radiological and microbiological data in the diagnosis of PTB, a high burden pathological condition for which the delay in diagnosis represents a critical point in the control of the disease” [1]. We would like to express some methodological and technical considerations.