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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002;45(10):1847-1851.
Published online October 1, 2002.
A Case of Superimposed Tuberculous Peritonitis on Chemical Peritonitis Arising in Ruptured Both Ovarian Cystic Teratoma.
Seong Jae Park, Min Hyung Chung, Joo Yup Huh, Seung Bo Kim, Bong Hee Kim
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul Korea.
2Department of Anatomical Pathology, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul Korea.
Abstract
Rupture of teratoma is rare. Ovary cystic teratoma was occurred 95% in benign ovary tumor, but chemical peritonitis arising from ruptured cystic teratoma is a scarce case. Peritoneal tuberculosis is also rare disease nowadays. It causes easily fatigue, abdominal distension, intermittent abdominal pain and ascities insidiously. We have recently experienced a case of chemical peritonits from ruptured both ovary cystic teratoma of ovary with superimposed peritoneal tuberculosis in 44 year-old woman and report our scarce case with a brief review of the literature.
Key Words: Ruptured both cystic teratoma, Tuberculous Peritonitis, Chemical peritonitis


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