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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 144-146

Tuberculous appendicitis: A rare case report


1 Department of Pathology, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Pathology, Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura, West Bengal, India
3 Department of Pathology, IPGMER, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
4 Department of Pathology, Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Subrata Pal
Sodepur, Panihati, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2348-3334.177644

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Tuberculosis (TB) in appendix is a very rare occurrence. Clinical diagnosis is often not possible. Histopathological examination confirms the diagnosis of tuberculous appendicitis. Postoperative antitubercular drug treatment is compulsory for management. We are presenting a case of TB of appendix, which was presented with acute abdomen and diagnosed in histopathological examination.


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