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J R Soc Med. 1995 February; 88(2): 109P–110P.
PMCID: PMC1295112

Tuberculous pancreatic abscess: an unusual manifestation of HIV infection.


Pancreatic tuberculosis is unusual occurring in only 2.7% of autopsy studies of persons with miliary disease. Reports of focal pancreatic tuberculosis are rare, even in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in whom abdominal tuberculosis is a frequent feature. We describe two patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who developed tuberculous pancreatic abscesses. In both this was their AIDS-defining illness.

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