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Publication Name World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Manuscript ID 49035
Country of Manuscript Source Pakistan
Specialty Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript type Case Report
Article Title Primary esophageal tuberculosis mimicking esophageal carcinoma on computed tomography: A case report
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Muhammad Salman Khan, Muhammad Hassaan Arif Maan, Amir Humza Sohail and Wasim Ahmed Memon
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Correspondence To Muhammad Hassaan Arif Maan, N/A, N/A, Medical Student, Medical College, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan. m.hassaanmaan@gmail.com
Keywords Case report; Esophageal tuberculosis; Esophageal carcinoma; Computed tomography; ;
Core Tip Tuberculosis (TB) has a rare extrapulmonary manifestation known as esophageal tuberculosis, which accounts for 0.2% of the total TB patients. Esophageal TB typically presents with dysphagia and retrosternal pain. We present a case of 25 years old male who presented with esophageal TB mimicking an esophageal carcinoma. The lab work-up and chest X-ray were unremarkable. Esophagoscopy was performed and a biopsy of mural thickening was taken. The histopathology report and TB-polymerase chain reaction test confirmed the diagnosis of esophageal TB. The patient was started on anti-tuberculous therapy and complete resolution of symptoms and disease was achieved in six months.
Citation Khan MS, Maan MHA, Sohail AH, Memon WA. Primary esophageal tuberculosis mimicking esophageal carcinoma on computed tomography: A case report. World J Gastrointest Surg 2019; In press
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2019-05-20 00:23
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2019-08-02 06:33
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2019-08-24 10:08
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2019-08-29 08:51
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ISSN 1948-9366 (online)
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Manuscript File 49035-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 49035-Answering reviewers.pdf
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Non-Native Speakers of English Editing Certificate 49035-Language certificate.pdf
Peer-review Report 49035-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 49035-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
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