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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 251-253

A case of postkidney transplant patient with gastric tuberculosis mimicking gastric malignancy

1 Department of Nephrology, Fortis Hospital, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology; Department of Liver Transplant, Fortis Hospital, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Manoj Kumar Singhal
Fortis Hospital, Sector 62, Noida - 201 301, Uttar Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijot.ijot_49_18

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A 60-year-old male patient, who is a known case of end-stage kidney disease postliving donor renal transplantation on triple maintenance immunosuppression, presented with persistent dyspeptic symptoms 8 months posttransplant, not relieved with prolonged proton-pump inhibitor therapy. On endoscopy, found to have large ulcerated nodular lesion in the body of stomach suggestive of malignancy. On biopsy, it was diagnosed with primary gastric tuberculosis (TB). Complete clinical and endoscopic resolution was achieved following anti-TB treatment.

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