The Peritoneal Tuberculosis Mimicking Intraabdominal Pathology: Report of Three Cases
Keywords:Peritoneal tuberculosis, Ovarian malignancy, Adnexial mass, Ascites
Tuberculosis incidence increases worldwide and it is still a public health problem particularly in developing countries like Turkey. We aimed to present in this report 3 peritoneal/pelvic tuberculosis cases required diagnostic laparatomy due to malignity or abscess pre-diagnosis based on the presence clinical manifestations, such as pelvic pain, mass, ascites and increased CA-125 level, mimicking pelvic pathology.
Peritoneal/pelvic tuberculosis should be absolutely considered in the differential diagnosis in cases with a presumptive diagnosis of pelvic malignancy or abscess with ascites, particularly in developing countries.
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