Most common site of extrapulmonary tuberculosis

What is the most common site of extrapulmonary tuberculosis?

The abdomen.

What percentage of patients with gastrointestinal tuberculosis demonstrate no evidence of pulmonary tuberculosis?

Up to 25%.

What is the most common site of abdominal tuberculosis?

The ileocecal region, which is thought to reflect the higher proportion of lymphoid tissue in this location.


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