Tuberculosis with small bowel obstruction

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Generalised abdominal pain.

Modality: X-ray

The abdominal film demonstrates subacute small bowel obstruction with mucosal thickening of the small and large bowel. Dilatation of the small bowel.

Additional right upper lobe fibrosis with a previous history of TB

Case Discussion

Laparoscopically proven to be gastrointestinal TB.

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Case Information

rID: 13236
Case created: 17th Mar 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
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