Peritoneal calcinosis

Case contributed by Dr Michael P Hartung


History of peritoneal dialysis.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Upper abdominal sheet-like thick calcifications coating the peritoneum/serosa. Few additional lower abdominal peritoneal calcifications. 

Case Discussion

Typical dystrophic peritoneal calcifications which can occur in the setting of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Differential diagnosis can also include ovarian carcinoma or prior peritonitis.

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Case information

rID: 63848
Published: 21st Oct 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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