tuberculous peritonitis


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tu·ber·cu·lous per·i·to·ni·tis

peritonitis caused by the tubercle bacillus.

tuberculous peritonitis

Etymology: L, tuber + Gk, peri + teinein, to stretch, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the peritoneum that is secondary to a tuberculous infection in the viscera.

tuberculous peritonitis

Peritonitis caused by tuberculosis.
See also: peritonitis
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Symptoms and investigative Sndings in 145 patients with tuberculous peritonitis diagnosed by peritoneoscopy and biopsy over a Sve year period.
Diagnostic value of ascites adenosine deaminase in tuberculous peritonitis.
Tuberculous peritonitis mimicking peritonitis carcinomatosis: A case report.
Tuberculous peritonitis is one of the common causes of ascites in Third World countries.
TABLE Serum and Ascitic Fluid Findings in Patients With Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (Group 1), Malignant Ascites (Group 2), and Tuberculous Peritonitis (Group 3).