noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of a serous membrane.
- Common manifestations of drug-induced LE include arthritis, serositis, and rashes.
- Ascites with low SAAG may be seen in patients with connective tissue diseases due to serositis in the absence of portal hypertension.
- Retrospective analysis revealed E bieneusi proliferative serositis in 7 of 16 cases of peritonitis of unknown origin, suggesting that the organism may represent a common cause of peritonitis in the immunocompromised host.
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