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Sclerosing Encapsulating Peritonitis due to Peritoneal Dialysis Successfully Treated with Tamoxifen
Kamel Abidi, Merieme Ferjani, Manel Jallouli, Tahar Gargah.
Nephropediatric Department, Charles Nicolle Hospital, Tunisia.
Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis is the most serious complication of continuous peritoneal dialysis with a mortality that exceeds 30%. It remains rare in children. The diagnosis is difficult and an abdominal CT should be performed promptly to establish the right diagnosis. We present a 12 years old boy who developed sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis while on peritoneal dialysis who was successfully treated with tamoxifen.

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