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South African Journal of Surgery

On-line version ISSN 2078-5151

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.50 n.3 Cape Town Aug. 2012

 

CASE REPORT

 

Enterovesical fistula in an HIV patient - reactivation of tuberculosis as part of IRIS

 

 

Raumeen GaniI; Savvas AndronikouII

IMB BCh; Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
IIMB BCh, FCRad (SA), FRCR (Lond), PhD; Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

 

 


ABSTRACT

Enterovesical fistula is a known complication of tuberculosis (TB) of the abdomen. We present a case of a young HIV-infected man who developed an enterovesical fistula due to reactivation of TB as part of the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS).


 

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