polyserositis

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polyserositis

[¦päl·i‚ser·ə′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
Widespread, chronic fibrosing inflammation of serous membranes, especially in the upper abdomen. Also known as chronic hyperplastic perihepatitis; Concato's disease; multiple serositis; Pick's disease; polyorrhymenitis.
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Chronic peritonitis may be seen in collagen vascular disorders, (3,4) chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, (5) Concato disease (polyserositis), and in familial Mediterranean fever (recurrent hereditary polyserositis).