- Pneumoperitoneum in association with perforated appendicitis. Cannova, Joseph V.; Krummen, Donna M. // American Surgeon;Apr1995, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p324
Discusses two cases of appendicitis that presented with free air on upright chest roentgenogram. Etiology of pneumoperitoneum; Association of pneumoperitoneum with perforation of gastric and duodenal ulcers; Pneumoperitoneum as a favorable sign.
- Nonsurgical pneumoperitoneum: A case report and a review. Rowe, Norman M.; Kahn, Feroze B.; Acinapura, Anthony J.; Cunningham, Joseph N. // American Surgeon;Apr1998, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p313
Describes the causes of a nonsurgical pneumoperitoneum (PP). Treatment plan for patients presenting with a nonsurgical PP; Process of the radiographic technique for the evaluation of the acute abdomen; Sources of PP.
- Serum Human Epididymis Protein 4 (HE4) in the Differential Diagnosis of Peritoneal Tuberculosis: A Report of Two Cases. Kabaca, Canan; Dolgun, Zehra Nihal; Telci, Ayşegül; Karateke, Ateş // Balkan Medical Journal;Sep2014, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p270
The article discusses the cases of a 22-year-old virgin woman and a 21-year-old virgin girl with peritoneal tuberculosis who were diagnosed at a gynaecological oncology clinic in Istanbul, Turkey. The patients' physical conditions are explored as well as the results of their laboratory...
- Sclerosing Peritonitis during Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis. Church, Colin; Junor, Brian // New England Journal of Medicine;9/5/2002, Vol. 347 Issue 10, p737
Reports on the case of a 45-year-old man with sclerosing peritonitis. Symptoms, including colicky abdominal pain and weight loss; Abdominal film which showed diffuse calicification of the peritoneum and small-bowel dilatation; How sclerosing peritonitis is an often fatal complication of...
- Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis in children. Stefanidis, Constantinos; Shroff, Rukshana // Pediatric Nephrology;Nov2014, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p2093
Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a rare but extremely serious complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD). While EPS has been well recognized in adults on long-term PD, and children can spend many years on PD before a transplant becomes available, only a small number of children with EPS...
- Tuberculous Peritonitis. Blitzer, Andrew; Flicki, Enrique A.; Thaker, Pramod; Wolff, William I. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1976, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p29
Presents a case report on the diagnosis of tuberculous peritonitis. Symptoms of tuberculous peritonitis; Classification of the gross morphology of tuberculous gastrointestinal involvement; Ways to treat tuberculous peritonitis.
- Peritonitis. // Diseases & Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 3rd edition;2007, p717
The article offers a nursing therapeutic guide to peritonitis. Peritonitis is defined as the inflammation of the peritoneal cavity. The causes of peritonitis are discussed. Ways to assess the disease include determining the patient's medical history and by physical examination. Its primary...
- Role of Laparoscopy in the Diagnosis of Abdominal Tuberculosis. Safarpor, Faizollah; Aghajanzade, Menochehr; Kohsari, Mohammad Reza R.; Hoda, Saba; Sarshad, Ali; Safarpor, Delaram // Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p133
Background: Tuberculosis continues to be a common disease in Iran and one of its presentations is abdominal tuberculosis. Histopathological confirmation of abdominal tuberculosis is difficult because of suboptional, noninvasive access to the pathology. Laparoscopy provides minimally invasive...
- WEEPING UMBILICUS: AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF ABDOMINAL TUBERCULOSIS. Kar, Madhabananda; Sharma, Mohit; Garg, Kanno Mal; Joshi, Narayani; Vickers, Patricia // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1997, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p1230
Presents the case of a patient with purulent tuberculous peritonitis who presented with an abdominal lump and umbilical discharge. Medical history of the patient; Results of the laboratory examinations; Discussion of the case.