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Port site tuberculosis: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  22670509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
A rare case of port site tubercular infection is reported. A young male patient presented, one month after laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair with discharging sinuses at the port sites. Biopsy of the sinus tract showed features of tuberculosis. Excision of sinus tract was done and the patient was started on anti-tubercular therapy, sinuses healed. Probably, the source of tubercular infection was laparoscopic instruments. Proper sterilization of laparoscopic instruments is necessary.
Pankaj Gupta; Sandeep Guleria; Sandeep R Mathur; Ronojoy Ghosh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Indian journal of tuberculosis     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0019-5707     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Tuberc     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373027     Medline TA:  Indian J Tuberc     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  32-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgical Disciplines, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 55 floor, Teaching Block, Ansari Nagar, New-Delhi, India-110029.
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