Ghon tubercle


variants or less commonly Ghon focus
: the primary tubercle occurring in the lung of a child as the initial lesion of tuberculous infection and appearing as a bean-shaped shadow in the radiogram

Word History


after Anton Ghon †1936 Czechoslovakian pathologist

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“Ghon tubercle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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