retroperitonitis

retroperitonitis

 [ret″ro-per″ĭ-to-ni´tis]
inflammation in the retroperitoneal space.

ret·ro·per·i·to·ni·tis

(ret'rō-per'i-tō-nī'tis),
Inflammation of the cellular tissue behind the peritoneum.

retroperitonitis

/ret·ro·peri·to·ni·tis/ (-per″ĭ-to-ni´tis) inflammation of the retroperitoneal space.

ret·ro·per·i·to·ni·tis

(ret'rō-per'i-tŏ-nī'tis)
Inflammation of the cellular tissue behind the peritoneum.

retroperitonitis

inflammation in the retroperitoneal space. In animals, occurs most often in association with migrating foreign bodies, particularly grass awns, and in bitches following spaying.
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A variety of terms have been used to describe the disorder, including Ormond's disease, periureteritis fibrosa, periureteritis plastica, chronic periureteritis, sclerosing retroperitoneal granuloma, and fibrous retroperitonitis.
This disorder was initially called Ormond disease or syndrome [6], but other names used include periureteritis fibrosa, periureteritis plastica, chronic periureteritis, sclerosing retroperitoneal granuloma, and fibrous retroperitonitis.
Sclerosing cervicitis: homologue of sclerosing retroperitonitis and mediastinitis.

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