Review of the literature and description of a case of sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis requiring home parenteral nutrition

Konstantinos C Fragkos, F M Al-Sulttan, R P Mookerjee, A Winstanley, A Forbes

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We present a case of a 48 year old HIV patient, who had recurrent episodes of ascites since 2007. His history includes ischaemic heart disease, for which he was treated with atenolol from 2005 to 2007, and Type 2 diabetes; he was later started on propranolol 40  mg twice a day from 2007 for Didanosine-induced portal hypertension. Because of negative cultures and neutrophil count
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1543-1548
Number of pages6
JournalZeitschrift für Gastroenterologie
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


  • Ascites
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Parenteral Nutrition, Home
  • Peritoneum
  • Peritonitis
  • Recurrence
  • Sclerosis
  • Treatment Outcome

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