Peritoneal Dialysis Fluid Appearance and Color - Differential ...
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Peritoneal Dialysis Fluid Appearance and Color - Differential Diagnosis

 • Cloudy: Peritonitis, Intraperitoneal disease (appendicitis, cholecystitis, bowel ischemia), Retroperitoneal disease (pancreatitis, renal cell carcinoma), Drugs (vancomycin, amphotericin B), Allergic reaction (increased eosinophils)

 • Bloody (hemoperitoneum): Coagulopathy, Retrograde menstruation, Ovulation, Strenuous exercise, Ovarian cyst rupture, Adhesions, Catheter-associated trauma

 • Chylous: High triglycerides, Lymphatic obstruction, Trauma, Abdominal lymphomas, Pancreatitis, Drugs (calcium channel blockers)



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