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Ultrasonic characteristics of ileal tuberculosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3893954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Knowledge of the "pseudokidney sign" has proven beneficial in order to identify bowel lesions during ultrasound examinations. Numerous causes of the "pseudokidney sign" have been reported. Until now, however, there have been no published reports describing its association with tuberculosis. A description is given of a case of ileal tuberculosis identified by ultrasound, together with an explanation of its cause.
E I Bluth; L V McVay; J B Gathright
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:  1985 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-09-16     Completed Date:  1985-09-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  613-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Ileal Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology
Ileum / pathology
Middle Aged
Tuberculosis, Gastrointestinal / diagnosis*,  pathology

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