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Isolated Hepatic Tuberculosis Presenting as Cystic-Like and Tumour-Like Mass Lesions

By Cem Kaan Parsak, Ismail Hanta, Ahmet Aslan and Omer Alabaz


Hepatic tuberculosis is a rare manifestation of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. Hepatic tuberculous lesions are especially mimicking tumour-like mass or cystic lesions in the liver and so can be misdiagnosed with several diseases. Histopathological examination of the specimen is essential in the diagnosis for hepatic tuberculosis. In this report, two cases with hepatic tuberculosis having cystic solid mass and abscess liver lesions are described

Topics: Published: January 2008
Publisher: S. Karger AG
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