Analysis of cases with tuberculous peritonitis: A single-center experience


Dulger A. C. , Karadaş S., Mete R., TURKDOGAN M. K. , DEMIRKIRAN D., Gultepe B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.25, no.1, pp.72-78, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2014.5145
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-78

Abstract

Background/Aims: Tuberculous peritonitis (TP) is a rare form of tuberculosis and is caused by peritoneal involvement with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. A distinctive correlation exists between socioeconomic state and disease prevalence. We aimed to evaluate the clinical, laboratory, and radiological findings of patients with TP.