TITLE

Tuberculous Enteritis: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Lane, Joshua E.; Barron, Timothy D.; Solis, Maurice M.; Tench, Daniel W.; Stephens, Jeffrey L.
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul2000, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p683
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
3361204

 

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