Clinical presentation of abdominal tuberculosis in HIV seronegative adults

@article{Bolukbas2005ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical presentation of abdominal tuberculosis in HIV seronegative adults},
  author={Cengiz Bolukbas and Fusun Filiz Bolukbas and Tulin Kendir and Remzi A Dalay and Nihat Akbayir and Mehmet Haci Sokmen and Ali Tuzun Ince and Mithat Guran and Erkan Ceylan and Guray Kilic and Oya Ovunç},
  journal={BMC Gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={21 - 21}
}
BACKGROUND The accurate diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis usually takes a long time and requires a high index of suspicion in clinic practice. Eighty-eight immune-competent patients with abdominal tuberculosis were grouped according to symptoms at presentation and followed prospectively in order to investigate the effect of symptomatic presentation on clinical diagnosis and prognosis. METHODS Based upon the clinical presentation, the patients were divided into groups such as non-specific… CONTINUE READING
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