Peritoneal thickening

Peritoneal thickening is a descriptive term given to describe any form of thickening of the peritoneum. 

It can occur with both benign and malignant peritoneal disease. It can be classified into various subtypes based on its morphology:

 

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rID: 74389
Section: Approach
Tag: stub
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Cases and figures

  • Smooth: Infectious peritonitis
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  • Irregular: Pseudomyxoma peritonei
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  • Nodular: Peritoneal carcinomatosis
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