Presentation of Abdominal Tuberculosis in NWFP and Its Correlation with Operative findings

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Sajjad Muhammad Khan
Khalid Muhammad Khan
Abdus Samad
Muhammad Jehanzeb
Waqar Alam Jan
Mumtaz Khan
Usman Ali

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To study clinical presentations of abdominal tuberculosis and to correlate these with the operative findings. This cross-sectional study was conducted in the surfical "A" unit, Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar from January 2003 to December 2003. A total of 92 patients were studied. The patients were admitted through emergency or OPD with one or other mode of presentation of the abdominal tuberculosis or with complications arising from it.Due to a wide variety of nonspecific presenting symptoms and signs, abdominal tuberculosis is diagnosed late leading to delay in management and more complications. Abdominal tuberculosis, modes of presentation, operative Management,NWFP.

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Khan SM, Khan KM, Samad A, Jehanzeb M, Jan WA, Khan M, Ali U. Presentation of Abdominal Tuberculosis in NWFP and Its Correlation with Operative findings. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Oct. 7 [cited 2024 Jul. 24];19(3). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/983
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