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Pulmonary tuberculosis is an infectious disease that is a public health problem. Pulmonary tuberculosis is caused by shaped bacteria (bacilli) known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Transmission of this disease through the intercession of saliva or phlegm of patients containing bacilli with pulmonary tuberculosis. When a patient coughs, the saliva flies in the air and is inhaled by a healthy person, so that it enters the lungs, which then causes Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Thorax X-ray is a chest photo that shows the heart, lungs, respiratory tract, blood vessels. Thorax X-rays can also show the spine, including the breast bones, ribs, collarbone, and the top of the spine. Radiological examination is a very precise examination used to determine the Anatomy and Physiology of an organ so that visible abnormalities can help establish the diagnosis, so Thorax examination with AP (Antero-Posterior) projection is performed.