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Journal of Surgical Technique and Case Report

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Primary Tuberculosis of the Appendix: A Rare Cause of a Common Disease

BJ Sharath Chandra, TU Girish, PB Thrishuli, HG Vinay

Abstract


Tuberculosis is still a common infection in India. Although the ileocecal region is the most affected part in intestinal tuberculosis, acute tuberculous appendicitis is quite a rare entity. Our case report highlights a rare presentation of tuberculosis and a brief review of literature.

Key words: Appendix, granuloma, tuberculosis




http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2006-8808.118619
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