Volume 87, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Isolated tuberculosis of the pancreas is rare even in developing countries where abdominal tuberculosis continues to be prevalent. We present a case of pancreatic tuberculosis in an immunocompetent male with confounding imaging findings and non-contributory clinical details.

[open-access] This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms and of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's Re-use License which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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  • Received : 24 Jan 2012
  • Accepted : 27 Feb 2012
  • Published online : 02 Jul 2012
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