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Disease Peritonitis

Name Peritonitis
Synonyms Peritonitis, Primary | Peritonitis, Secondary | Primary Peritonitis | Secondary Peritonitis
Definition INFLAMMATION of the PERITONEUM lining the ABDOMINAL CAVITY as the result of infectious, autoimmune, or chemical processes. Primary peritonitis is due to infection of the PERITONEAL CAVITY via hematogenous or lymphatic spread and without intra-abdominal source. Secondary peritonitis arises from the ABDOMINAL CAVITY itself through RUPTURE or ABSCESS of intra-abdominal organs.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D010538

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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infection Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intraabdominal Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Peritonitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peritoneal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Peritonitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Peritonitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome
  Peritonitis, Tuberculous
  Subphrenic Abscess