Liver Tuberculosis in Southern Taiwan : 15-years Clinical Experience

  title={Liver Tuberculosis in Southern Taiwan : 15-years Clinical Experience},
  author={Wei-Chen Tai and C H Kuo and C. Lee and S P Chuah and Chao-Cheng Huang and Tsung-Hui Hu and J. -J. Wang and Kuo-Chin Chang and P I Tseng and C S Changchien and C. -H. Lee},
Liver tuberculosis(TB)is defined as Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections in the liver and is usually secondary from TB of the lung or other organ. The aims of this retrospective study were to review hepatic TB diagnosed and treated in our hospital and analyze the clinical presentations, image studies and therapeutic outcomes. From January 1992 to December 2006, 1251 patients with pathological diagnosis of TB infection were admitted. Among them, ten patients(5 males and 5 females)with the… CONTINUE READING


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