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How do other illnesses affect peritoneal diseases?

Other illnesses can greatly affect peritoneal diseases, depending on what peritoneal disease a person has. Ascites, a build up of fluid in the peritoneal cavity, is caused by disorders like liver cirrhosis, hepatitis, and tuberculosis of the abdominal lining. Stomach ulcers, appendicitis, and pancreatitis can all cause the peritoneal disease peritonitis.

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