IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 37 / Issue 4 / DOI: 10.12892/ejgo3557.2016

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Open Access Case Report
Peritoneal tuberculosis associated with adrenocorticol primitive neoplasm mimicking a peritoneal carcinosis: a case report
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1 Medical Oncology Department, Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou, Paris, France
2 Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, CNRS, INSERM, Laboratoire d'Imagerie Biomédicale, Paris, France
3 University Paris Descartes, Paris, France
4 Clinical Immunology Department, Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou, Paris
5 Biostatistic Unit, Institut Curie, Paris, France
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2016, 37(4), 543–545;
Published: 10 August 2016

The authors report a case of women, 51-year-old that presented with peritoneal tuberculosis, with concomitant adrenocortical primitive neoplasm, mistaken as peritoneal carcinomatosis, due to the failure of correct histological analysis. In fact, the critical life status, associated to increases of CA 125, typical imaging of peritoneal carcinomatosis, and presence of 75% atypical cells in ascitic fluid, induced to begin chemotherapy.
Peritoneal carcinosis
CA 125
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