Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Extrapulmonary tuberculosis


Abdominal Tuberculosis in Children- A Case Report

Isaac Bahai Arthur, Lisa-Pierre Tchoungui,Sheila Takyiwaa-Gyedu, Abigail Abiba Fuseini,Sourav Bansal

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 1992-1995

Abdominal tuberculosis (TB) is a rare manifestation of TB and constitutes approximately
12% of extrapulmonary TB cases. Abdominal TB prevalence is relatively high in children
and immunocompromised patients. Diagnosis of abdominal TB is often delayed in
developing countries due to the lack of specific symptoms and proper diagnostic tests