An unusual cause of non-infectious peritonitis in a peritoneal dialysis patient


We report a 48-year-old woman with end-stage renal disease receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis who presented with polyarthritis. Painless cloudy peritoneal dialysis effluent was also noted incidentally. Analyses of the effluent dialysate showed increased leukocyte count with a predominance of lymphocytes. Empirical intraperitoneal cefazolin… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11255-012-0312-z


1 Figure or Table

Slides referencing similar topics