tuberculous enteritis

tu·ber·cu·lous en·ter·i·tis

enteric tuberculosis may be caused by bovine tuberculosis contracted through drinking unpasteurized milk or swallowing tubercle bacilli expectorated from cavitary lesions in the lung; may occur in the absence of obvious pulmonary t.

tu·ber·cu·lous en·ter·i·tis

(tū-bĕr'kyū-lŭs en'tĕr-ī'tis)
Enteric tuberculosis that may occur in the absence of obvious pulmonary tuberculosis; may be caused by bovine tuberculosis contracted through consumption of unpasteurized milk or ingestion of tubercle bacilli expectorated from cavitary lesions in the lung.
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Tuberculous enteritis was the commonest etiology (n=41; 43.
KEY WORDS: Intestinal resection, Tuberculous enteritis, Perforation, Polyps.
All 44 cases were labeled as of Tuberculous enteritis and / or tuberculous colitis on the basis of classical microscopical features despite non- demonstration of AFB.