Abdominal Tuberculosis or Ovarian Carcinoma: Management Dilemma Associated With an Elevated CA-125 Level.

@article{Rao1996AbdominalTO,
  title={Abdominal Tuberculosis or Ovarian Carcinoma: Management Dilemma Associated With an Elevated CA-125 Level.},
  author={Rao and V Ravi and Cheriparambil and Pachter and Pujol},
  journal={Medscape women's health},
  year={1996},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={
          2
        }
}
  • Rao, V Ravi, +2 authors Pujol
  • Published in Medscape women's health 1996
The CA-125 antigen is useful for detecting residual disease in women treated for ovarian cancer. Its role in screening for ovarian cancer is questionable, however, because anumber of other benign and malignant causes can elevate its level. In this case, a patient with genital tract tuberculosis was initially misdiagnosed with ovarian cancer. 

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