ISOLATED GASTRIC TUBERCULOSIS MIMICKING MALIGNANCY

Authors

  • Wasim Memon Aga Khan University
  • Saad Siddiqui Aga Khan University

Abstract

Isolated tuberculosis of upper gastrointestinal tract is a rare pathology, often mimicking malignancy in clinical presentation and radiological features. We present a case of middle aged gentleman with isolated tuberculosis of stomach, proven on histopathology and showing remarkable improvement on follow up.Keywords: Tuberculosis; Computed Tomography; Stomach; Gastric carcinoma

Author Biographies

Wasim Memon, Aga Khan University

Associate Professor,Department of Radiology,Aga Khan University,Karachi.

Saad Siddiqui, Aga Khan University

Resident Dept. of Radiology,Aga Khan University. 

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Published

2016-12-01

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