Management of abdominal tuberculosis

Dandapat, M.C. and Mohan Rao, V. (1985) Management of abdominal tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 32 (3). pp. 126-129.

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Abstract

Fifty-two cases of abdominal tuberculosis were studied. Diagnosis was confirmed surgically in 44. In 30 of these, clinical diagnosis was other than tuberculosis on clinical evidence. Clinical features, type and extent of lesions seen and management, both medical and surgical, have been discussed. The indications of surgery have been enumerated and the value of conservative surgery in abdominal tuberculosis, especially in an emergency has been stressed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Abdominal Tuberculosis, Management, Clinical Management, Surgery, Lesions, Diagnosis, Streptomycin, INH, Ethambutol, Rifampicin, Laparotomy
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
Body Regions > Abdomen
Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Organic Chemicals > Amines > Polyamines
Health Occupations > Medicine > Specialties, Surgical > Surgery
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Laparotomy
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Digestive System Surgical Procedures
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Digestive System Diseases > Gastrointestinal Diseases > Tuberculosis, Gastrointestinal
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:2828
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:28 April 2008

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