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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Rudelius, Martina; Brehm, Klaus; Poelcher, Martin; Spinner, Christoph; Rosenwald, Andreas; da Costa, Clarissa Prazeres 
Title:
First case of human peritoneal cysticercosis mimicking peritoneal carcinosis: necessity of laparoscopy and histologic assessment for the correct diagnosis. 
Abstract:
Correct diagnosis of peritoneal infectious disease can be extremely difficult due to non-specific clinical features. Thus, careful assessment with thorough histopathological work-up is essential. Here, we report the first case of human peritoneal cysticercosis mimicking peritoneal carcinosis. The patient presented with recurring ascites and a tumour in the Douglas cavity accompanied by elevated tumour markers. There were no signs of systemic infection. On laparoscopy, the tumour was resected co...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
JMM Case Rep 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
e005097 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
2053-3721 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II; Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene