Exserohilum Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis in Northern China: A Case Report.

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Exserohilum Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis in Northern China: A Case Report.

Perit Dial Int. 2019 Mar-Apr;39(2):175-176

Authors: Liu Y, Gong W, Yu Y, Jiang L

Abstract
Fungal peritonitis is a catastrophic complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD) and often requires termination of PD. It is usually caused by Candida species. Here we report a rare case of Exserohilum peritonitis. The patient was successfully treated with catheter removal and anti-fungal therapy.

PMID: 30858284 [PubMed - in process]