Husnain Syed, MD, MSc


Peritoneal Tuberculosis

December 11, 2009

A 31-year-old Bangladeshi man presented with dull, aching abdominal pain primarily in the right flank. The pain began a week after he underwent exploratory laparotomy for a perforated duodenal ulcer. He had been taking oxycodone/acetaminophen, docusate sodium, and omeprazole since the surgery.