[Tuberculous peritonitis in emergency surgical care]
The paper presents 5 cases of histologically verified tuberculous peritonitis followed up by the author in 1994-1996. All patients were admitted to hospital and undergone surgical intervention for emergency indications. The main symptoms were intoxication, abdominal pain and enlargement. Two typical cases are described. Tuberculous peritonitis is recommended to be included into the differential diagnostic list of acute surgical abdominal diseases.