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Peritoneal tuberculosis associated with adrenocorticol primitive neoplasm mimicking a peritoneal carcinosis: a case report

  • M. Lamuraglia1,2,3,*,
  • E. Barrascout1,3
  • J. Medioni1,4,5

1Medical Oncology Department, Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou, Paris, France

2Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, CNRS, INSERM, Laboratoire d'Imagerie Biomédicale, Paris, France

3University Paris Descartes, Paris, France

4Clinical Immunology Department, Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou, Paris

5Biostatistic Unit, Institut Curie, Paris, France

DOI: 10.12892/ejgo3557.2016 Vol.37,Issue 4,August 2016 pp.543-575

Published: 10 August 2016

*Corresponding Author(s): M. Lamuraglia E-mail:


The authors report a case of women, 51-year-old that presented with peritoneal tuberculosis, with concomitant adrenocortical primitive neoplasm, mistaken as peritoneal carcinomatosis, due to the failure of correct histological analysis. In fact, the critical life status, associated to increases of CA 125, typical imaging of peritoneal carcinomatosis, and presence of 75% atypical cells in ascitic fluid, induced to begin chemotherapy.


Peritoneal carcinosis; Tuberculosis; CA 125; Chemotherapy; Immunosuppression.

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M. Lamuraglia,E. Barrascout,J. Medioni. Peritoneal tuberculosis associated with adrenocorticol primitive neoplasm mimicking a peritoneal carcinosis: a case report. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2016. 37(4);543-575.


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