Rai, S.; Thomas, W. M.
April 2004
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA41
Academic Journal
This article focuses on a study related to diagnosing abdominal tuberculosis. The clinical presentation of abdominal tuberculosis (TB) is usually protean with non-specific abdominal and other general complaints. Medical records of 36 patients with documented diagnosis of abdominal TB were reviewed retrospectively. 32 of the patients were of Asian origin, predominantly from the Indian sub-continent, an area endemic for TB. The study concludes that the abdominal tuberculosis con be difficult to diagnose.


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