Tuberculous Enteritis: A Case Report

Lane, Joshua E.; Barron, Timothy D.; Solis, Maurice M.; Tench, Daniel W.; Stephens, Jeffrey L.
July 2000
American Surgeon;Jul2000, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p683
Academic Journal
Tuberculous enteritis is an unusual diagnosis in the United States. Because this entity is rare and the symptoms are not specific, the physician must have a high index of suspicion. We report the case of a young man with tuberculous involvement of the gastrointestinal tract who required surgical intervention for small bowel obstruction.


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