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per·i·to·ni·tis

 (pĕr′ĭ-tn-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the peritoneum.
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peritonitis

(ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the peritoneum
peritonitic adj
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per•i•to•ni•tis

(ˌpɛr ɪ tnˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the peritoneum.
[1770–80]
per`i•to•nit′ic (-ˈɪt ɪk) per`i•to•nit′al, adj.
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peritonitis

Inflammation of the peritoneum (the serous membrane in the lining of the abdomen). It results from bacterial infection within the abdomen, caused by perforation of the stomach or intestine. It causes severe pain, muscle spasms, fever, vomiting, and sometimes shock.
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Noun1.peritonitis - 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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Translations

peritonitis

[ˌperɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] Nperitonitis f
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peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəʊˈnaɪtɪs] npéritonite f
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peritonitis

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peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] nperitonite f
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per·i·to·ni·tis

n. peritonitis, infl. del peritoneo.
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peritonitis

n peritonitis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
* Patient diagnosed of having secondary peritonitis irrespective of age and sex.
These patients typically present with an acute abdomen, and surgery is often pursued for presumed secondary peritonitis. A retrospective review of 27 case studies from 1966-1997 showed all patients had either positive blood or peritoneal cultures [9].
* Intra-abdominal infections, including secondary peritonitis, abscess, sepsis, cholecystitis with perforation or abscess, intra-abdominal abscess, appendicitis with perforation or abscess, stomach or intestinal perforation, peritonitis, diverticulitis with perforation, peritonitis or abscess.
Primary peritonitis is less common than secondary peritonitis and may be infectious.
Clinical predictors of ongoing infection in secondary peritonitis: systematic review.
In this study, 100 patients who attended surgical emergency unit were included over a study period of two years who were diagnosed with secondary peritonitis due to hollow viscus perforation.
who performed a case-control study using a PCT algorithm to stop antibiotics in patients with secondary peritonitis [13].
Gastrointestinal tract (GIT) surgery is a major risk factor for secondary peritonitis [1].
Cases of secondary peritonitis from ruptured jejunum [6] and primary infective spondylodiscitis [1] have also been reported.
In a study by Uludag et al., (1) they revealed amniotic membrane (AM) had a significant effect on the prevention of colonic anastomosis leakage in cases with secondary peritonitis. They also mentioned AM had a protective effect on colorectal anastomosis leakage in early adjuvant intraperitoneal chemotherapy in other investigations.
Bosscha K, van Vroonhoven TJ, Werken C van der: Surgical management of severe secondary peritonitis. Br J Surg 1999; 86: 1371-7.
The effect of different temporary abdominal closure techniques on fascial wound healing and postoperative adhesions in experimental secondary peritonitis. Langenbecks Arch Surg.