Peritoneal thickening

Last revised by Dr Rohit Sharma on 27 Dec 2020

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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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: smooth - infectious peritonitis
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  • Case 2: irregular - pseudomyxoma peritonei
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  • Case 3: nodular - peritoneal carcinomatosis
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