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Clin Endosc. 2017 Mar;50(2):206-208. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.5946/ce.2016.076
Kim D , Jung H , Kim M , Lee J , Kim S , Kang D , Kim J , Lee I .
Department of Internal Medicine, Bongseng Memorial Hospital, Busan, Korea. mdmdk69@hanmail.net
Department of Pathology, Bongseng Memorial Hospital, Busan, Korea.
Abstract

Traditionally, adult intussusception has required a bowel resection because of the malignancy risk. A patient with anorexia, weight loss, and abdominal pain visited our clinic. A physical exam and imaging study revealed no acute peritoneal signs. A colonoscopy for biopsy and bowel reduction was attempted. The tissue sample was consistent with intestinal tuberculosis. We report intestinal tuberculosis complicating intussusception which was treated without surgical intervention.

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