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

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
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Strength of the study is that our study has included comprehensive manifestations which range from cutaneous manifestations (such as rash, itch, petechiae and flushing) to Polyserositis (in form of pleural effusion and ascites) and clinical manifestations in form of Fever, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Fluid accumulation, Organomegaly, G B wall thickening and Liver abscess.
Computed tomography of the abdomen and chest showed polyserositis with bilateral pleural and peritoneal effusions (Fig.
We conclude by recalling that IgG4-related disease, even if rare, should be considered in the diagnostic workout of patients with polyserositis and effusive-constrictive pericarditis and that there are strict relationships between parasitic infections and elevated serum IgG4 levels.
The combination of urticaria rash, fever, arthralgia, polyserositis, and neutrophilic leukocytosis in the absence of specific autoantibodies suggested a differential diagnosis of adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD).
The patient died of rapid disease progression of polyserositis before starting radiotherapy.
Lemming, "Meigs' syndrome and pathogenesis of pleurisy and polyserositis," Acta Medica Scandinavica, vol.
The pericardial fluid in RMP is serous and sterile, and is often associated with polyserositis not responsive to antibiotics but to NSAIDs.
On post mortem examination, typical picture of septicaemia and a polyserositis were evident, involving a characteristic pericarditis with a distended pericardial sac and perihepatitis.
Sonographic features of polyserositis as an adjunct to clinico-pathological parameters in diagnosing and predicting the severity of dengue fever.
At 2 weeks of age, broilers suffered from Escherichia coli infection, characterized by polyserositis. The infection was treated with colistin sulfate.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive autoinflammatory disease, presenting with recurrent episodes of fever and polyserositis. Neurological involvement in FMF is rare and shows a wide spectrum, including optic neuritis, recurrent aseptic meningitis, cranial nerve lesions, IIH, ischemic stroke due to coincidental reasons, and subclinical visual evoked potentials abnormalities with demyelinating lesions.
Lesions observed are mainly polyserositis with deposition of fibrin in air sacs, pericardium and liver (Kabir et al., 2010).