Tuberculosis of abdominal lymph nodes, peritoneum, and GI tract: a malignancy mimic
Chandan J Das, Zainab Vora, Raju Sharma, Dhivya Addula, Vikas Kundra
Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2022 May;47(5):1775-1787. doi: 10.1007/s00261-022-03472-x. Epub 2022 Mar 15.
Objective: The purpose is to discuss abdominal tuberculosis mimicking malignancy involving the lymph nodes, peritoneum, and the GI tract.
Conclusion: Awareness of the pathophysiology and imaging appearance on various modalities of abdominal tuberculosis involving the lymph nodes, peritoneum, and the GI tract that may simulate malignancy can aid differentiation, diagnosis, and therapy, particularly in areas where tuberculosis is endemic.
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