Both massive upper and lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage secondary to tuberculosis

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We report a case of gastrointestinal tuberculosis, presenting with both massive upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding that required two emergency operations. Massive bleeding is rare in gastrointestinal tuberculosis because of associated obliterative endarteritis. Tuberculosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of massive… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.1999.00815.x

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@article{Kuganeswaran1999BothMU, title={Both massive upper and lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage secondary to tuberculosis}, author={Eliathamby Kuganeswaran and Owen John Robert Smith and Stella G Quiason and Wendell K. Clarkston and Prashant K. Pandya and W Depond}, journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology}, year={1999}, volume={94}, pages={270-272} }