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Puhl's reinfection

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A pathological-anatomical-immunological conception in the doctrine of tuberculosis. Contrary to the primary node of infection and the primary complex, the reinfection node, which is caused by renewed exogenous reinfection, will be significantly different in shape from the primary node. This is due to the immunising effect of the previous primary infection.


  • H. Puhl:
    Über phthisische Primär- und Reinfektion in der Lunge.
    Beiträge zur Klinik der Tuberkulose, 1922, 52: 116-165.

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