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Infectious pneumoperitoneum as an uncommon presentation of endometrial carcinoma: report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2656427     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two patients with pneumoperitoneum are reported; in both cases, the cause was severe infection of the upper genital tract. Investigation led to the finding of an underlying endometrial carcinoma. Literature review of the etiology of pneumoperitoneum, nature of the usual infecting organisms, and therapeutic principles are presented. Endometrial carcinoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of infectious pneumoperitoneum, especially where patient risk factors are present.
Authors:
S Douvier; J M Nabholtz; S Friedman; P Cougard; C Ferry; P Aupecle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecologic oncology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0090-8258     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  1989 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-07     Completed Date:  1989-07-07     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365304     Medline TA:  Gynecol Oncol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  392-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Surgical Service II, Hospital du Bocage, Dijon, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / complications*
Aged
Escherichia coli Infections / complications
Female
Genital Diseases, Female / complications
Humans
Middle Aged
Pasteurella Infections / complications
Pneumoperitoneum / etiology*
Risk Factors
Streptococcal Infections / complications
Uterine Neoplasms / complications*

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