Mycobacterium bovis peritonitis mimicking ovarian cancer in a young woman.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We describe a 27-year-old woman with peritonitis due to Mycobacterium bovis that initially appeared to be ovarian cancer. Clinicians should include this disease in the differential diagnosis of ovarian cancer and should consider laparoscopic diagnosis in the appropriate epidemiologic setting.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Stout, JE; Woods, CW; Alvarez, AA; Berchuck, A; Dukes Hamilton, C

Published Date

  • August 15, 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 4

Start / End Page

  • E14 - E16

PubMed ID

  • 11462205

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1058-4838

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/321908


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States