TB intestinal

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This is very uncommon in the UK. However, it is a common manifestation of tuberculosis world-wide. If infection of the gastrointestinal tract occurs with Mycobacterium tuberculosis usually occurs in the ileocaecal region. Intestinal tuberculosis is a condition that is usually identified in patients under investigation for inflammatory bowel disease or malignancy.

Last reviewed 01/2018