Association between Previous Tuberculous Infection and Cerebal GliomaBr Med J 1973; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5845.83 (Published 13 January 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;1:83
- Donald W. Ward,
- M. L. Mattison,
- 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.