Tuberculous abscess of the liver in acquired mmunodeficiency syndrome

Ananthram Reddy Pottipati, Pradyuman B. Dave, Vivek Gumaste, Ulrick Vieux

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Abstract

we present two human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) nsitive patients; each was diagnosed with tuberculous jscess of the liver and treated with good clinical re jonse. A review of the literature indicates there is no 'pical clinical presentation. A high index of suspicion us special stains of tissue material are required to make le diagnosis in appropriate patients, especially because lis is a treatable condition even in patients with AIDS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)549-553
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of clinical gastroenterology
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1991

Keywords

  • Abscess
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Liver
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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