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Tuberculous colitis
  1. H Scherubl,
  2. M Zeitz
  1. Charite-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor H Scherubl
    Charite-Universitätsmedizin, Hindenburgdamm 30, Berlin 12200, Germany;

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