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A rare case of Appendicular tuberculosis

Journal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.4, No. 1)

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Page : 86-87

Keywords : Acute Appendicitis; Biopsy; Tuberculosis;

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Tuberculosis of the appendix remains a rarity despite the frequency of intestinal tuberculosis. Tuberculosis of appendix is very rare diagnosed only on histopathological examination.We report a case of acute appendicitis who underwent appendicectomy at our hospital, and thehistopathology of the specimen revealed appendicular tuberculosis. Patient was put on anti tuberculous treatment and well on follow up.

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