Peritoneal calcification

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

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History of Buerger's disease disease with previous renal stones and multiple renal interventions. Right flank pain.

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Case Discussion

Widespread peritoneal calcification.  While there are numerous differentials, in this case, it was secondary to peritoneal dialysis as a treatment of renal failure secondary to recurrent obstructive uropathy.

In Buerger's disease, there is predisposition to occlusion of small and medium sized arteries.  The bare metal stent in the SMA is visible.

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Case information

rID: 13239
Case created: 17th Mar 2011
Last edited: 7th May 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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