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Tuberculosis-primary infection; bacillus first enters body, macrophages engulf microbe causing local inflammatory response, some bacilli travel to lymph nodes (activate type IV hypersensitivity reaction); granuloma and tubercle forms, caseous necrosis and Ghon complexes develop, bacilli can remain dormant for years while remaining asymptomatic, but the person will test positive now.


EXACTLY!!!! Couldn't have said it better myself! SO ON POINT! So there ya have it! I know all others suffering from chronic illnesses can agree.


Wegner's granulomatosis is an uncommon disease, in this the blood vessels are inflamed (vasculitis). This inflammation damages important organs of the body by limiting blood flow to those organs and destroying normal tissue.