Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Vitalii Rogalskyi


Patient with end-stage renal disease on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD).

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

CT abdomen

CT of the abdomen demonstrates widespread thickening and calcinosis of the peritoneal reflections. Localized fluid collection. 

Also, bilateral renal atrophy noted with several cysts.

Case Discussion

Encapsulated peritoneal sclerosis, also known as sclerosing encapsulated peritonitis, is one of the complication of peritoneal dialysis. It can cause small bowel obstruction.

Case courtesy of Omega Kyiv Group.

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Case information

rID: 66354
Published: 17th Feb 2019
Last edited: 2nd Mar 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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