Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Afsheen Zafar

  • Jane Eyre and tuberculosis

    Afsheen ZafarRawalpindi, Pakistan I had just put down my pen after the last patient left the room. She somehow reminded me of the Brontë sisters. She had been diagnosed with tuberculous axillary lymphadenitis after a biopsy but otherwise seemed to be in perfect health. Apparently she was not much disturbed by the diagnosis since tuberculosis…