primary peritonitis


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primary peritonitis

Peritonitis resulting from infectious organisms transmitted through blood or lymph.
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In Intra-abdominal sepsis and peritonitis the role of laparoscopy is mainly diagnostic and we found good results of laparoscopy in pelvic sepsis and primary peritonitis. In these patients diagnostic yield was 100 percent and no conversion was required.
Infections are responsible for high morbidity and mortality due to severe infections such as pneumonia, primary peritonitis and septicemia leading to multi organ failure.6,7,14,23 The milder forms of infections like upper ARI, diarrhea and urinary tract infections may be responsible for exacerbation of proteinuria and recurrent relapses of nephrotic syndrome.9,11 These infections are also the main reasons for hospitalization along with delayed response to steroid or discontinuation of steroid therapy in some cases.1,2,6-8, In the present study the mean age of study population was 5.2 years and majority (60%) were below 5 years.
Mesenteric lymphadenopathy omentum torsion Meckel's diverticulitis and primary peritonitis were seen in 19 male and female patients.
Primary peritonitis is an infection without any visceral perforation, usually from extra-peritoneal source and monomicrobial in origin.

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