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Two tunnels for one peritoneal dialysis catheter: a case for caution
  1. Volodymyr Chornyy,
  2. Abhilash Koratala,
  3. Amir Kazory
  1. Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, and Renal Transplantation University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Amir Kazory, amir.kazory{at}

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Catheter tunnel infection (CTI) is a known cause of adverse outcomes in peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related peritonitis. Extension of exit site infection is the most common reported reason for CTI. We report a case of PD-related peritonitis due to a delayed surgical complication.

A man aged 54 years with a history of end-stage renal disease due to polycystic kidney disease, on continuous cycling PD for the past 5 years, presented with fever, abdominal pain and …

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