Adult intussusception due to intestinal tuberculosis: a rare entity
AbstractIntussusception is a rare occurrence in adults in comparison with the children. A demonstrable aetiology is found in most cases of adult intussusception. Abdominal tuberculosis (TB) is common in developing countries especially in South Africa in the era of HIV/ AIDS, and many of them present with surgical
abdomens, however abdominal tuberculosis causing intussusception is very rare even in South Africa. We present such a case of adult intussusception due to intestinal TB.