Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Outflow Obstruction Due to Oviductal Fimbriae: A Case Report

Michael R. Abidin, David A. Spector, Dilip S. Kittur

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Abstract

Outflow obstruction is a common cause of peritoneal dialysis catheter malfunction. We report an unusual case of outflow obstruction caused by oviductal fimbriae. Mini-laparatomy and repositioning of the catheter without excising the fallopian tube resulted in good outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)256-258
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

Keywords

  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • catheter malfunction
  • oviductal fimbriae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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