Reappraisal of abdominal tuberculosis.

@article{Wadhwa2004ReappraisalOA,
  title={Reappraisal of abdominal tuberculosis.},
  author={N Wadhwa and Sarla Agarwal and Kiran Jyoti Mishra},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Medical Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={102 1},
  pages={
          31-2
        }
}
Tuberculosis, including abdominal tuberculosis, is a common disease responsible for considerable mortality and morbidity. The diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis requires a high index of suspicion due to its vague symptomatology. This retrospective study (of 3 years duration) was conducted on 84 operated cases in whom a diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis (excluding genito-urinary) was made on histopathology. These constituted 5.4% of all the surgical material related to gastro-intestinal tract… CONTINUE READING

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