peritoneal 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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Laparoscopy on May 2, 2008, showed extensive peritoneal inflammation.
However, for this leakage to occur freely into the peritoneal cavity, the reactive peritoneal inflammation should not already have walled off the appendix, as frequently occurs efficiently and rapidly.
Klinger et al (9) published a report on Seprafilm-induced peritoneal inflammation in a patient who had undergone completion proctocolectomy.