Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 6

Intestinal Tuberculosis in a Patient with Cushing’s Syndrome: A Case Report

Johanne Myrrh E Soriano, Rene A Amadore*, Roy Raoul H Felipe and Lovell B Gatchalian

Department of Internal Medicine, East Avenue Medical Center, Philippines

*Corresponding Author: Rene A Amadore, Department of Internal Medicine, East Avenue Medical Center, Philippines.

Received: May 05, 2022; Published: May 27, 2022

Abstract

A 39-year-old woman presented with cushingoid features was worked up and diagnosed to have ACTH-independent Cushing’s syndrome. Computed tomography of the whole abdomen revealed a left adrenal mass. She was scheduled for elective laparoscopic left adrenalectomy; however, a few days prior to the procedure, the patient had hematochezia and was admitted earlier than scheduled. Colonoscopy revealed multiple ulcers on the terminal ileum, to which biopsy and gen expert revealed Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. The patient underwent laparoscopic left adrenalectomy on the same admission, which revealed adrenal adenoma on histopathology.

Keywords: Cushing’s Syndrome; Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection; Adrenal Adenoma; Hematochezia

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Citation

Citation: Rene A Amadore., et al. “Intestinal Tuberculosis in a Patient with Cushing’s Syndrome: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 5.6 (2022): 67-70.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Rene A Amadore., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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