Tuberculosis at An Unusual Site
Keywords:Tuberculosis, abdominal tuberculosis, extrapulmonary, gastrointestinal, rectal
Tuberculosis involving the anorectal region is a rare extrapulmonary form of the disease. We report two cases of isolated rectal tuberculosis with different presentations. On both instances, diagnosis was confirmed by histological examination and treated with anti-tuberculous drugs with successful outcome.
Keywords: Tuberculosis, abdominal tuberculosis, extrapulmonary, gastrointestinal, rectal.
J Medicine 2010: 11: 67-69
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