Oesophageal tuberculosis mimicking secondary oesophageal involvement of mediastinal neoplasm.

@article{Febo1997OesophagealTM,
  title={Oesophageal tuberculosis mimicking secondary oesophageal involvement of mediastinal neoplasm.},
  author={Giulio Di Febo and Carlo Calabrese and Alessandra Areni and Gabriella Savastio and Maria Grazia and Mario Miglioli},
  journal={Italian journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={564-8}
}
During the last decade the number of cases of abdominal tuberculosis diagnosed in Western countries has dramatically increased. There are many reasons, including the appearance of AIDS and the increased morbidity of people across the world due to the westward migration of many people coming from areas with a high incidence of tuberculosis. Oesophageal involvement is rare in tuberculosis, occurring mainly as an extension of the disease from the adjacent tuberculous lymph nodes. Fifty-eight cases… CONTINUE READING