Definition of peritonitis in English:
Inflammation of the peritoneum, typically caused by bacterial infection either via the blood or after rupture of an abdominal organ.
- Patients who have cirrhosis with ascites are prone to spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.
- The diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis heralds advanced liver disease.
- Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is a common complication of cirrhosis, with high mortality.
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