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Peritoneal Tuberculosis Mimicking Advanced-Stage Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Elmore, R Geoffrey; Li, Andrew J.

doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000295653.32975.4a
In the Trenches

Peritoneal tuberculosis may present with ascites and elevated serum CA 125, highly suggestive of advanced-stage epithelial ovarian cancer.

From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

Address correspondence to Consultant Editor for Clinical Case Series: Ingrid Nygaard, MD, MS, University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30 North 1900 East, Room 2B200, Salt Lake City, UT 84132; e-mail:

Financial Disclosure The authors have no potential conflicts of interest to disclose.

© 2007 by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.