Imaging of uncommon peritoneal diseases

Sitthipong Srisajjakul, Chanika Tiengsittiwat, Sirikan Bangchokdee


Among peritoneal diseases, a well recognized lesion is peritoneal carcinomatosis which is the most frequently found neoplastic disease that involves the peritoneal cavity. However, there are many uncommon peritoneal diseases including malignant peritoneal mesothelioma, primary sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis, intraperitoneal loose body,peritoneal ecchinococcosis, primary serous papillary carcionoma of peritoneum, extrapelvic endometriosis, ruptured ovarian teratoma with peritoneal dissemination and peritoneal inclusion cyst. Knowledge of those imaging findings is helpful in making diagnosis or narrowing differential diagnosis.


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International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging

ISSN 2331-5857 (Print)  ISSN 2331-5865 (Online)

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