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Primary atypical mycobacteriosis of the intestine: a report of three cases.
  1. K Fujisawa,
  2. H Watanabe,
  3. K Yamamoto,
  4. T Nasu,
  5. Y Kitahara,
  6. M Nakano
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Kyushu Rosai Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan.


    Primary atypical mycobacteriosis of the lung is comparatively common but primary atypical mycobacteriosis of the intestine had not been described previously in the English literature. We have treated three such patients with antituberculous drugs and the clinicopathological findings and course are described. We suggest that these findings may belong to a new clinical entity.

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