Case Report

Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis: Two Case Reports


  • Firuze Midi Kursat
  • Yıldız Okuturlar
  • Hakan Kursat
  • Hakan Koçoğlu
  • İsmet Bahtiyar
  • Bahar Özdemir
  • Betül Erişmiş
  • Meral Mert
  • Mehmet Hurşitoğlu
  • Özlem Harmankaya
  • Abdülbaki Kumbasar

Received Date: 09.03.2017 Accepted Date: 08.05.2017 Med Bull Haseki 2017;55(3):239-242

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is still a major public health problem today, especially in developing countries. Tuberculosis is a disease that can involve every organ, especially the lungs, and the emergence of different symptoms in every organ makes it difficult to diagnose the disease. Tuberculous peritonitis, which accounts for approximately 1-3% of the cases, can lead to difficulties in differential diagnosis with unusual presentations. In this article, two tuberculous peritonitis cases will be discussed in order to emphasize the difficulties in diagnosis.

Keywords: Tuberculous peritonitis,extrapulmonary tuberculosis,tuberculosis

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