This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Gastrointestinal Tuberculosis, Tuberculous Enteritis. Gastrointestinal tuberculosis (also known as tuberculous enteritis) is caused by infection with the organism Mycobacterium tuberculosis and may be seen with or . The diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis can be elusive, Tuberculous enteritis can result from swallowing of infected sputum, ingestion.

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Launch the VisualDx app from your device and sign in using your VisualDx personal account username and password. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. In the s, after a steady decline during preceding decades, there was a resurgence in the rate of tuberculosis in the United States that coincided with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome epidemic.


For the first two months, quadruple therapy is recommended. A person viewing it online may make one printout of the material and may use that printout only for his or her personal, non-commercial reference. His symptoms had been worsening for past few days. PRIMARY tuberculous enteritis is rare, but a significant number of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis develop secondary intestinal involvement. Patients present with the insidious onset of ascites, tuberculoosa pain, and fever.

Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis: An Overview

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Interventions for treating tuberculous pericarditis. Multiple tuberculous perforations of ileum. The stool sample was PCR positive for M.

The ulcerative type commonly affecting the enterits and jejunum is characterized by single or multiple transverse ulcers forming strictures during healing process and may perforate, bleed, or form fistulas. Clinical clues that should prompt suspicion of extrapulmonary tuberculosis are listed in Table 1.

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Cardiomegaly, tachycardia, fever, pericardial rub, pulsus paradoxus, or distended neck veins may be found on examination. Skeletal tuberculosis most often involves the spine, followed by tuberculous arthritis in weight-bearing joints and extraspinal tuberculous osteomyelitis. See My Options close. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere.


He responded well to therapy. Extrapulmonary sites of infection commonly include lymph nodes, pleura, and osteoarticular areas, although any organ can tuebrculosa involved. We present a case of miliary tuberculosis with gastrointestinal involvement.

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Tuberculous Enteritis: A Rare Complication of Miliary Tuberculosis

Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts. Complications of tuberculous enteritis occurring during antimicrobial therapy. He immigrated to United States in Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to enteritiis personal account. We have sent an e-mail with a link to the current page. CSF glucose concentration usually is less than 45 mg per dL 2. J Bone Joint Surg Am.

The authors declare that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper. Chest radiography typically reveals a tuberculoea to moderate, unilateral pleural effusion; about 20 percent of patients have associated pulmonary lesions.