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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CT differentiation of tuberculous peritonitis and peritoneal carcinomatosis.
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CA-125: a new marker for diagnosis and follow-up of patients with tuberculous peritonitis.
Tuberculous peritonitis of the wet ascitic type: Clinical features and diagnostic value of image-guided peritoneal biopsy.