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Ileal carcinoma and tuberculous ileitis.
  1. M. J. Cooper,
  2. R. C. Williamson,
  3. J. H. Smith
  1. University Department of Surgery, Bristol Royal Infirmary, UK.


    A 76 year old woman presented with abdominal pain and weight loss. At laparotomy she was found to have an adenocarcinoma of the ileum arising in a segment of tuberculous ileitis. The possible significance of this association is discussed.

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