[Clinical pathological conference: abdominal masses and purulent ascites].

  title={[Clinical pathological conference: abdominal masses and purulent ascites].},
  author={Gingy Ronen Balmor and Michal Marianne Amitai and Ginette Schiby and Howard Amital},
  volume={153 5},
          295-8, 303
A 91 year old patient presented with constipation, abdominal distension, weakness and anorexia lasting for two days. Computed tomography revealed multiple peritoneal masses with significant growth within days and local invasiveness without regard to anatomical boundaries. No lymphadenopathy or hepatosplenomegaly were found. Abdominal paracentesis showed 60,000 cells/mm3 presumed to be neutrophils. During follow-up, there were no clinical or radiographic signs of peritonitis. Trans-abdominal… CONTINUE READING