TUBERCULOSIS OF STOMACH

Mohammad Javed, Sajjad Ahmed

Abstract


Tuberculosis is still a major health problem in Pakistan.1 No organ of the human body is
spared. After lungs, the Gastrointestinal tract is the most frequently affected area2. In the GIT
however involvement of the stomach is very rare3. We report a case of gastric tuberculosis in a 55-
year-old man.

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