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Synonyms for peritonitis

inflammation of the peritoneum

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Spontaneously perforated pyometra presenting as diffuse peritonitis in older females at nursing homes.
2-4) Spontaneous perforation with diffuse peritonitis is very rare, and the incidence is 0.
The containment of the fecal material kept the patient from developing diffuse peritonitis and sepsis.
At exploratory laporotomy, the inflammatory mass was identified, with omental wrapping preventing diffuse peritonitis.
Gastrointestinal -- severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, intestinal obstruction, paralytic ileus, malabsorption, intestinal bleeding, and diffuse peritonitis
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