Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ISSN: 2582-1091)

Perspective Volume 3 Issue 1

Abdominal Tuberculosis - Predicament to Physicians

Tanveer Ahmed*

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department, PIMS Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author: Tanveer Ahmed, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department, PIMS Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Received: October 29, 2019; Published: December 02, 2019

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  Abdominal tuberculosis is always remains a dilemma for gastroenterologist. It is the most common cause of chronic diarrhea in developing countries and have high mortality rate due to disseminated tuberculosis. Abdominal tuberculosis present in number of different ways. Most common presentation is with chronic diarrhea and ascites. It can present with chronic Abdominal pain and weight loss as well. It always remained a challenging situation to diagnose and treat in a appropriate way because crohns disease and lymphoma have most of the time similar presentations. Second most common issue that few patients cannot tolerate antituberculous medications and present with fulminant hepatic failure which also have high mortality rate.

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Citation: Tanveer Ahmed. "Abdominal Tuberculosis - Predicament to Physicians".Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 4.2 (2020): 13.




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