Tuberculous perforation of the small bowel

Aston, N.O., and de Costa, A.M. (1985) Tuberculous perforation of the small bowel. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 61 (713). pp. 251-252.

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Small bowel perforation occurs in up to 2 percent of patients with abdominal tuberculous. Patients present with an acute abdomen. Resection of the diseased segment and 18 months treatment with anti-tuberculosis drugs is recommended.

Item ID: 52296
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1469-0756
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2018 22:45
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110323 Surgery @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920118 Surgical Methods and Procedures @ 100%
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