Hemoperitoneum in peritoneal dialysis, a red flag? Case report.
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peritoneal dialysis
calcifying peritonitis
sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis.

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Sussman SQ, Arenas CL, Celis FA. Hemoperitoneum in peritoneal dialysis, a red flag? Case report. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 2015 Jan. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 15];2(1):71-6. Available from: https://revistanefrologia.org/index.php/rcn/article/view/200


Hemoperitoneum is a complication of peritoneal dialysis. Its differential diagnosis is broad and the approach is based on its clinical manifestation and severity. It is important to evaluate all the causes of hemoperitoneum and to consider that it may be life risking. This is a case of a patient on long term peritoneal dialysis with hemoperitoneum, whose study showed calcifying peritonitis as the underlying condition.

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