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J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Jan;22(1):137-9.

Intestinal tuberculosis mimicking fistulizing Crohn's disease.

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  • 1Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. wmwongg@hku.hk

Abstract

A patient is reported with intestinal tuberculosis that mimicked fistulizing Crohn's disease endoscopically. He had complete resolution of symptoms after a full course of antituberculosis therapy. Gastroenterologists and general physicians should aware of the possibility of intestinal tuberculosis in areas with a high prevalence of tuberculosis infection.

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