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BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Dec 12;2013. pii: bcr2013200347. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-200347.

Tubercular duodenal, jejunal and ileocecal stricture in a patient.

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  • 1Department of General Surgery, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal University, Udupi, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Gastrointestinal tuberculosis is a major health problem in the developing countries. Duodenal involvement is uncommon and can mimic superior mesenteric artery syndrome. Our case presented as proximal intestinal obstruction had tubercular stricture in the third part of the duodenum, proximal jejunum and ileocecal region, an uncommon and difficult intraoperative situation.

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