Tuberculosis of the gallbladder. Apropos of 3 cases

Ziarek, S.; Deddouche, M.; Zoubir, Y.; Taleb, M.

Medecine and Chirurgie Digestives 4(4): 219-222

1975


ISSN/ISBN: 0047-6412
PMID: 1207197
Document Number: 4834
The authors report 3 cases of tuberculosis of the ganbladder in patients presenting a clinical picture of chronic cholecystitis. In 2 cases the diagnosis was made only upon histological examination of the excised gall bladder. In the third case there was tuberculous peritonitis with a vesico-cutaneous fistula. In all three cases there was choielithiasis. Post-operatively, anti-tuberculous treatment was started in an the patients. The pathogenesis of the condition is discussed.

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Tuberculosis of the gallbladder. Apropos of 3 cases