Pulmonary TB in First few months of birth causes various lung disorders later after recovery.
Children who are 5 years or younger if diagnosed with pulmonary
(PTB) are at an increased risk of diseases.
These children later are at increased risk for health complications .
It causes diseases like wheezing, poor lung function, and reduced height and weight later in their childhood.
More than one million children develop tuberculosis every year.
They experience wheezing or recurrent wheezing after the infection.
It causes long-term morbidity even after treatment and recovery.
It was studied that post TB recovery children had a lower weight and BMI
While some children had a lower length for their age.
Hence research has been going on to eradicate this disease.