Common bile duct perforation due to tuberculosis

A case report

Razman Jarmin, Rizal Imran Alwi, Shaharin Shaharuddin, Kadir Mohd Salleh, Andrew Gunn

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Abstract

A young man with HIV presented with biliary peritonitis secondary to spontaneous common bile duct perforation. Investigation revealed that the perforation was due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis of the bile duct is uncommon and usually presents with obstructive jaundice due to stricture. Bile duct perforation due to tuberculosis is extremely rare. Its management is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)342-344
Number of pages3
JournalAsian Journal of Surgery
Volume27
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2004

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Common Bile Duct
Bile Ducts
Tuberculosis
Obstructive Jaundice
Peritonitis
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Pathologic Constriction
HIV

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Jarmin, R., Alwi, R. I., Shaharuddin, S., Salleh, K. M., & Gunn, A. (2004). Common bile duct perforation due to tuberculosis: A case report. Asian Journal of Surgery, 27(4), 342-344.

Common bile duct perforation due to tuberculosis : A case report. / Jarmin, Razman; Alwi, Rizal Imran; Shaharuddin, Shaharin; Salleh, Kadir Mohd; Gunn, Andrew.

In: Asian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 27, No. 4, 10.2004, p. 342-344.

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Jarmin, R, Alwi, RI, Shaharuddin, S, Salleh, KM & Gunn, A 2004, 'Common bile duct perforation due to tuberculosis: A case report', Asian Journal of Surgery, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 342-344.
Jarmin R, Alwi RI, Shaharuddin S, Salleh KM, Gunn A. Common bile duct perforation due to tuberculosis: A case report. Asian Journal of Surgery. 2004 Oct;27(4):342-344.
Jarmin, Razman ; Alwi, Rizal Imran ; Shaharuddin, Shaharin ; Salleh, Kadir Mohd ; Gunn, Andrew. / Common bile duct perforation due to tuberculosis : A case report. In: Asian Journal of Surgery. 2004 ; Vol. 27, No. 4. pp. 342-344.
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