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Peritonitis tests
Peritonitis

Tests could include:

  • The peritoneal space is between the abdominal wall and the organs it houses. This area is usually empty, but a buildup of fluid can result in infection.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A blood differential test, also known as a white blood cell count differential, measures the number of different types of white blood cells in your blood.
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  • White blood cells are an important part of your body's immune system. Read more on two tests that can help diagnose disease by measuring your white blood cells.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An abdominal X-ray helps your doctor assess problems in your abdomen. Your doctor may use this to detect a condition like kidney stones.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your doctor may order an ultrasound if you're experiencing pain, swelling, or other symptoms that require an internal view of your organs. Learn more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Peritoneal fluid analysis is a procedure that tests the fluid collected from the peritoneal space, the abdominal area containing the gastrointestinal organs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An extremity X-ray is an X-ray image taken of your extremities (your arms, legs, hands, wrists, feet, ankles, shoulders, knees, or hips). An X-ray is a form of radiation that passes through your body and exposes a piece of film, forming an image o...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The rotator cuff is a common spot for injuries. The most common are tears, strains, tendinitis, and bursitis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) study is an X-ray procedure that assesses the organs of the urinary system and gastrointestinal system.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An X-ray of your skeleton, or all the bones in your body, is known as a skeleton X-ray. Learn about the procedure and why it's used.
    Source:HLCMS
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