peritoneal inflammation

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Related to peritoneal inflammation: hematochezia, pleural inflammation, pericardial inflammation
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Noun1.peritoneal inflammation - inflammation of the peritoneum
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Physical examination revealed maximal right upper quadrant abdominal tenderness, signs of peritoneal inflammation with rebound, and percussive tenderness.
We first unsuccessfully attempted to perfuse the line with sodium heparin (1,000 UI) because fibrin clots are a well-known cause of catheter malfunctioning (Singh, Common, & Perl, 2012) that is mainly caused by peritoneal inflammation during infective peritonitis.
Once inflammation involves the peritoneal surface of the appendix the predominant pain type becomes somatic due to parietal peritoneal inflammation.
Peritoneal inflammation is an important feature in many patients presenting with appendicitis.