Pelvic tuberculosis mimicking signs of abdominopelvic malignancy

Ozalp S., YALÇIN Ö. T. , Tanir H. M. , Kabukcuoglu S., Akcay A.

Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation, vol.52, no.1, pp.71-72, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000052945
  • Journal Name: Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.71-72
  • Keywords: Ascites, Ca-125, Ovarian Mass, Pelvic tuberculosis
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


We discuss the clinical presentation and consequences of pelvic tuberculosis in the context of 3 cases having developed typical signs and symptoms of ascites and abdominal mass. These cases are reported to emphasize the difficulty of early diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Copyright © 2001 S. Karger AG, Basel.