Tuberculosis with small bowel obstruction

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Generalised abdominal pain.

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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