Tubercular cholecystitis presenting as subacute intestinal obstruction

Srivastava, R.D.; Singh, K.N.

International Surgery 54(5): 375-378

1970


ISSN/ISBN: 0020-8868
PMID: 5473858
Document Number: 5958
Tubercular cholecystitis is one of the rarest manifestations of tuberculosis. Our case presented with subacute intestinal obstruction, loss of appetite, loss of weight, lymphocytosis and raised E.S.R. The diagnosis of tubercular cholecystitis was made after histopathologic confirmation. The pertinent literature is reviewed.

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Tubercular cholecystitis presenting as subacute intestinal obstruction