Tuberculosis presenting as a perirectal mass: Report of a case

L. G. Koniaris, J. L. Seibel

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Abstract

The epidemic of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome has caused a worldwide resurgence of tuberculosis. A case of acute tuberculosis with anorectal involvement presenting at an urban American hospital is discussed. Although anorectal involvement by tuberculosis is not uncommon, the diagnosis is usually initially missed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1604-1605
Number of pages2
JournalDiseases of the Colon and Rectum
Volume43
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

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Keywords

  • AIDS
  • Anal
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Rectum
  • Tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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