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Association between Previous Tuberculous Infection and Cerebal Glioma

Br Med J 1973; 1 doi: (Published 13 January 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;1:83
  1. Donald W. Ward,
  2. M. L. Mattison,
  3. Ronald Finn


    An increased incidence of previous infection with tuberculosis has been found in a series of patients with cerebral gliomas, and it is suggested that such an association may be due to defective immunity acting as a common aetiological factor.