sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis

sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis
sclerosing peritonitis with formation of a fibrous sac around the intestine; it often progresses to fatal necrosis or obstruction.

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  • sclerosing peritonitis — any of several rare complications of long term peritoneal dialysis; the peritoneum becomes either opaque or tan, wrinkled, and dry. Severe forms, which are often fatal, include formation of a fibrous sac around the small intestine (sclerosing… …   Medical dictionary

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