World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports Volume No 6

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Primay Gastric Tuberculosis

Ruhi Dixit, Vineeta Srivastava, Mohan Kumar, Mridula Shukla and Manoj Pandey
World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports 2012, 1:3

Abstract

Introduction

Primary isolated gastric tuberculosis in absence of pulmonary tuberculosis in immune competent host is rare.

Case Report

We present here a case of 25 year old male who presented with persistent vomiting and was diagnosed as having tuberculosis on endoscopic biopsy examination. The patient was successfully treated with four drug anti tubercular treatment without any surgical intervention.

Conclusion

High degree of suspicion is needed as the tuberculosis may mimic numerous other benign and malignant diseases.




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