Extra-Pulmonary Colonic Tuberculosis Presenting as Intestinal Obstruction in a Patient with Disseminated Carcinoid Tumour Abstract #2036

Introduction: Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis is responsible for 13% of all tuberculosis cases in Brazil. The incidence of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis is mainly linked to HIV epidemic but recent meta-analysis also correlated it with other diseases like diabetes and mental disorders.
Aim(s): Here we present a rare case of colonic obstruction caused by tuberculosis in a patient with metastatic carcinoid tumour.
Materials and methods: Retrospective review of patient data files.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: MD Eloa Brabo

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