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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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GOMEZ, Carmen Cecilia et al. A Case Report Peritoneal Tuberculosis Simulating Peritoneal Carcinomatosis in a Hemodialysis Patient. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2016, vol.31, n.2, pp.161-164. ISSN 0120-9957.

This is a case study of a 69 year old immunosuppressed man with renal failure who was on hemodialysis. He developed chronic abdominal pain and acute diarrhea that progressed to intestinal obstruction. Diagnostic laparoscopy reported peritoneal carcinomatosis, but histological diagnosis showed that it was peritoneal tuberculosis

Keywords : Immunosuppression; chronic renal disease; peritoneal tuberculosis; peritoneal carcinomatosis.

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