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==Differential Diagnosis==
 
 
{{Dialysis complications DDX}}
 
{{Dialysis complications DDX}}
  
 
{{AV shunt complications DDX}}
 
{{AV shunt complications DDX}}
  
==Peritoneal Dialysis Complications==
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===Peritoneal Dialysis Complications===
===Peritonitis===
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*[[Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis]]
====Background====
 
*Most common complication
 
*Presentation no different from other causes of peritonitis
 
====Diagnosis====
 
*Send dialysate fluid for cell count, Gram stain, cx (if available)
 
**Cell count >100 w/ >50% neutrophils most c/w infection
 
====Treatment====
 
*Can add [[antibiotic] to the dialysate if possible (parenteral abx not required)
 
**1st gen [[cephalosporin]] or [[vancomycin]] (if pen allergic)
 
  
==Source==
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===Cardiovascular===
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*[[Cardiac tamponade]]
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*[[Pericarditis]]
  
[[Category:Nephro]]
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{{ESRD Associated Skin Conditions}}
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===Altered Mental Status===
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*Hypotension
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*[[Hypoglycemia]]
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*[[Hypercalcemia]] / [[Hyperkalemia]] / [[Hyponatremia]]
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*[[Subdural hematoma]]
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*[[Dysequilibrium syndrome]] - diagnosis of exclusion made after admission
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==References==
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<references/>
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[[Category:Renal]]
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[[Category:Vascular]]

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