Is a 9-month treatment sufficient in tuberculous enterocolitis? A prospective, randomized, single-centre study.

@article{Kim2003IsA9,
  title={Is a 9-month treatment sufficient in tuberculous enterocolitis? A prospective, randomized, single-centre study.},
  author={Soonkyu Kim and Jin Su Kim and Hyun Chae Jung and In Sung Song},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          85-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis has increased in parallel with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome epidemic and the use of immunosuppressive therapy, and the growing incidence of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis, especially with intestinal involvement, reflects this trend. However, the duration of anti-tuberculous therapy has not been clarified in intestinal tuberculosis. AIM To compare the efficacy of different treatment durations in tuberculous enterocolitis in terms of response and recurrence rates… CONTINUE READING
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