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Obstruction of the third part of the duodenum in tuberculosis.
  1. A. K. Kriplani,
  2. S. Kumar,
  3. L. K. Sharma


    Extrinsic compression by tuberculous mesenteric nodes is the rarest form of duodenal obstruction and one such case is presented. Radiology is helpful in differentiating various duodenal lesions. Ideal surgical treatment is duodeno-jejunostomy but in some cases only gastroenterostomy is possible.

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