Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 2nd, 2005
According to a published report from Turkey, "Abdominal tuberculosis (TB) is a rare manifestation, which can be overlooked on long-lasting and nonspecific findings unless a high index of suspicion is maintained.
"The purpose of the present study was to investigate the diagnostic features of 39 patients hospitalized with tuberculous peritonitis (TBP) in Dicle University Hospital, Turkey between January 1994 and August 2003."
"Twenty-two patients were male; patient age ranged between 1 and 59 years (mean: 16.2±14.4...
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