EDWARD A. CLEVE; JOHN R. GIBSON; WILLIAM M. WEBB
Tuberculosis of the liver with jaundice is rare.1-6 Four cases will be presented with the results of streptomycin therapy.
Tuberculosis of the liver, excluding miliary tuberculosis, has been variously described as "primary,"7, 8 "conglomerate tuberculosis and tuberculous cholangitis,"9 "tuberculomata,"10 "tuberculous hepatitis,"11 "tubular tuberculosis,"12 "disseminated caseating"6 and "focal."12 "Atypical abdominal tuberculosis," proposed by Blair and Pagel,13 is an excellent term to designate unusual tuberculous involvement of abdominal organs and structures. "Atypical tuberculosis of the liver" is used by us where the liver is principally or exclusively involved in the tuberculous infection and where there are signs and/or symptoms of the hepatic
CLEVE EA, GIBSON JR, WEBB WM. ATYPICAL TUBERCULOSIS OF THE LIVER WITH JAUNDICE1. Ann Intern Med. ;41:251–260. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-2-251
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(2):251-260.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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