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Journal:   RAZI JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (JOURNAL OF IRAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES)   Fall 2003 , Volume 10 , Number 35; Page(s) 407 To 412.
 
Paper: 

DISSEMINATED TUBERCULOSIS PRESENTED BY ACUTE ABDOMEN: AN UNUSUAL CASE REPORT

 
 
Author(s):  TALEBI TAHER M.*
 
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Abstract: 
Disseminated TB refers to simultaneous involvement of multiple organs like pleura, peritoneum, and Meninges. TB peritonitis manifests itself as serous form with an exudative fluid usually containing 500-300 cells d lymphocyte is typically predominant. The patient was a 19 - year - old Afghan woman who referred to the hospital with acute abdomen. Analysis of peritoneal fluid showed 50,000cells with 95% PMNS. Smear and culture for mycobacteria were positive. The patient was under antituberculsis drug treatment and she didn"t have any problem after 10 months.
 
Keyword(s): MILIARY TUBERCULOSIS, TB PERITONITIS, ACUTE ABDOMEN
 
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