polyserositis


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polyserositis

 [pol″e-se″ro-si´tis]
general inflammation of serous membranes, with effusion.

pol·y·ser·o·si·tis

(pol'ē-sēr'ō-sī'tis),
Chronic inflammation with effusions in several serous cavities; can result in fibrous thickening of the serosa, including constrictive pericarditis.
[poly- + L. serum, serum, + G. -itis, inflammation]

polyserositis

/poly·se·ro·si·tis/ (-sēr″ah-si´tis) general inflammation of serous membranes, with effusion.

polyserositis

Inflammation of multiple serosal surfaces as in familial Mediterranean fever, or connective tissue disease

pol·y·ser·o·si·tis

(pol'ē-sēr'ō-sī'tis)
Chronic inflammation with effusions in several serous cavities resulting in fibrous thickening of the serosa and constrictive pericarditis.
Synonym(s): Bamberger disease (2) , Concato disease.
[poly- + L. serum, serum, + G. -itis, inflammation]

polyserositis

Widespread inflammation of serous membranes, with discharge of serum, occurring especially in the upper abdomen. Polyserositis is a feature of COLLAGEN DISEASES.

Concato,

Luigi M., Italian physician, 1825-1882.
Concato disease - chronic inflammation with effusions in several serous cavities resulting in fibrous thickening of the serosa and constrictive pericarditis. Synonym(s): polyserositis

polyserositis

general inflammation of serous membranes, with effusion.

porcine polyserositis
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