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An Interesting Case of Pancreatic Tuberculosis Mimicking Pancreatic Carcinoma

Volume 7 - Issue 3

Shanker Kundumadam*1, Hansini Laharwani2, Pradeep Kathi Reddy1 and Gokul Das3

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    • 1Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan USA
    • 2University of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi USA
    • 3Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh India

    *Corresponding author: Shanker Kundumadam, 4201 St. Antoine street, 2E, Detroit, MI, 48201, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, USA

Received: July 25, 2018;   Published: July 31, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.07.001507

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Pancreatic Tuberculosis is a rare entity. Here we present an interesting case of pancreatic tuberculosis which was initially falsely diagnosed as pancreatic cancer due to the imaging characteristics. Tissue culture from the lesion later grew Mycobacterium Tuberculosis thus diagnosing Tuberculus Pancreatitis.

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