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Massive rectal bleeding due to jejunal and colonic tuberculosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10228447     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of massive rectal bleeding due to colonic tuberculosis in advanced pregnancy with intrauterine foetal death is reported. Patient was treated with resection of the left colon and left transverse end colostomy with closure of the rectal stump. Hysterotomy for the removal of the dead foetus was performed. The patient improved in health with antitubercular treatment. The colorectal anastomosis was performed after 4 months. Massive rectal bleeding in intestinal tuberculosis, though rare should be kept in mind.
M A Joshi; D Balsarkar; A Abhyankar; D G Pereira; N Avasare; C Pradhan; P Subramanyan; T T Changlani; H L Deshmukh; R G Shirahatti; B Biswas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0250-636X     ISO Abbreviation:  Trop Gastroenterol     Publication Date:    1998 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-16     Completed Date:  1999-06-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8107122     Medline TA:  Trop Gastroenterol     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  168-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, L.T.M. Medical College, Sion, Mumbai.
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MeSH Terms
Colonic Diseases / complications*,  surgery
Fetal Death
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology*,  surgery
Jejunal Diseases / complications*,  surgery
Pregnancy Complications* / surgery
Tuberculosis, Gastrointestinal / complications*,  surgery

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