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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 103-106

Hepatosplenic tuberculosis, a rare presentation

1 Department of Medical Oncology, SKIMS, Soura, India
2 Department of Internal Medicine, SKIMS, Soura, India
3 Department of Prosthodonsia, Government Dental College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

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DOI: 10.4103/2225-6482.166083

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Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the known endemic diseases in this part of world; the most common organ involvement is lung. Among extrapulmonary involvements, tubercular lymphadenitis is the most common. Gastrointestinal TB is very uncommon, making up to 3.5% of extrapulmonary TB. Hepatosplenic TB with abdominal tubercular lymphadenitis is very rare form of TB, accounting <1%. We are describing a patient who had lymphoma-like presentation and at the end proved to be a rare form of TB.

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