[Diagnosis and treatment of tuberculous appendicitis].

@article{Tang1998DiagnosisAT,
  title={[Diagnosis and treatment of tuberculous appendicitis].},
  author={Tania Tang and Bin Luo},
  journal={Zhonghua jie he he hu xi za zhi = Zhonghua jiehe he huxi zazhi = Chinese journal of tuberculosis and respiratory diseases},
  year={1998},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={651-3}
}
  • Tania Tang, Bin Luo
  • Published 1998 in
    Zhonghua jie he he hu xi za zhi = Zhonghua jiehe…
OBJECTIVE To study the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculous appendicitis. METHOD 12 cases (0.26%) with tuberculous appendicitis diagnosed by histopathological examination selected from 4,652 patients during 1968 to 1997 were analysed retrospectively. RESULT The mean age of the patients with tuberculous appendicitis was 35 years, the disease occurred 2 times more frequently in women than in men and was usually secondary to tuberculosis elsewhere in the body (7 cases). There were 7 cases… CONTINUE READING

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