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2020 Nov 21

Pediatr Nephrol

Eosinophilic peritonitis in children on chronic peritoneal dialysis.


Suzuki R, Sato M, Murakoshi M, Kamae C, Kanamori T, Nishi K, Ogura M, Kamei K
Pediatr Nephrol. 2020 Nov 21.
PMID: 33219843.


Eosinophilic peritonitis (EP) is sometimes difficult to distinguish from bacterial peritonitis (BP) at onset, as they are often overlapping. Previous reports show EP occurs more frequently in infants, although the reason is unknown.