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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 401-404
Eosinophilic peritonitis in a continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patient: Inflammation and irritation without infection


Department of Medicine, Nephrology Section, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar

Correspondence Address:
Muhammad Asim
Department of Medicine, Nephrology Section, Hamad General Hospital, P. O. Box 3050, Doha
Qatar
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.202771

PMID: 28352028

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A 52-year-old patient developed idiopathic eosinophilic peritonitis (EP) four weeks after starting continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis that resolved spontaneously without any clinical sequelae. This case is reported to emphasize the fact that EP can mimic infectious peritonitis in its mode of clinical presentation and that distinction between these two entities is important given their prognostic and therapeutic differences.


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