• S H Waqar
  • Zafar I Malik
  • M A Zahid


Tuberculosis is still very common in developing and under developed countries. Each year, 3 million people die of this disease world wide. Tuberculosis can affect almost any part of body. The commonest presentation of abdominal tuberculosis is ileo-caecal disease, but isolated appendicular involvement is also rarely seen. Although many cases have been reported from neighbouring countries, a search on national literature has shown no such report from Pakistan. We report a case of appendicular tuberculosis that presented in Accident and Emergency Department of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad.Keywords:  Abdominal tuberculosis, Appendicitis, Tuberculosis


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