Gastric outlet obstruction due to duodenal tuberculosis: a case report

Moirangthem, G.S.; Singh, N.S.; Bhattacharya, K.N.; Chito, T.H.; Singh, L.D.

International Surgery 86(2): 132-134

2001


ISSN/ISBN: 0020-8868
PMID: 11918239
Document Number: 6840
A 17-year-old boy was operated on for gastric outlet obstruction; laparotomy revealed a mass with nodules in the first part of the duodenum and multiple mesenteric lymph nodes. The histopathological examination of the duodenal mass and the lymph nodes showed caseating tuberculosis. Because of the rarity of duodenal tuberculosis, the case is reported herewith.

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Gastric outlet obstruction due to duodenal tuberculosis: a case report