TITLE

GUT TUTORIAL.....: Crohn's or abdominal tuberculosis?

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, A.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Aug2005, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p1156
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a tutorial that is designed to explore the differential diagnosis between Crohn's disease and abdominal tuberculosis. It is intended that the participating doctor should be re-familiarized with the older diagnostic tools and methods. As the case is worked through, the diagnosis becomes clear. A middle-ranking diplomat aged 29 presents with a four week history of lower abdominal pain and diarrhea. The pain is described as moderate and is generally relieved by defecation. He suspects that he has lost weight but has no scales at home.
ACCESSION #
17814013

 

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