Tuberculous perforations of the small intestine

Kapoor, V.K.; Kriplani, A.K.; Chattopadhyay, T.K. and Sharma, L.K. (1986) Tuberculous perforations of the small intestine. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 33 (4). pp. 188-189.

Full text available as:

PDF - Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewer.
115 Kb


Perforation is an uncommon complication of Abdominal Tuberculosis and is associated with high mortality. Six cases of tuberculous perforation of the small intestine with closure of the perforation, resection anastomosis of strictures, peritoneal toilet and drainage with no mortality are reported. Difficulties in diagnosis and guidelines for diagnosis and management are discussed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis, Small Intestine, Diagnosis, Perforations, Anastomosis, Strictures, Drainage, Mortality, Peritoneal Toilet, Resection, Surgery
Subjects:Surgical Procedures, Operative > Anastomosis, Surgical
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Suture Techniques
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Second-Look Surgery
Digestive System > Gastrointestinal Tract
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Digestive System Surgical Procedures
Digestive System Diseases > Gastrointestinal Diseases > Intestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases > Gastrointestinal Diseases > Tuberculosis, Gastrointestinal
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:3058
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:10 September 2008

Archive Staff Only: edit this record