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Serositis refers to inflammation of the serous tissues of the body, the tissues lining the lungs (pleura), heart (pericardium), and the inner lining of the abdomen (peritoneum) and organs within. It is commonly found with fat wrapping or creeping fat.[1]

Serositis
SpecialtyRheumatology

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  1. ^ Bruce G. Wolff, James W. Fleshman, David E. Beck, eds. (2007). "Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Diagnosis and Evaluation". The ASCRS textbook of colon and rectal surgery. Springer. p. 551. ISBN 978-0-387-24846-2. Retrieved 2010-06-15.CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)
  2. ^ Causes of Serositis. diagnosispro.com. URL: http://en.diagnosispro.com/differential_diagnosis-for/serositis/11271-154.html Archived 2012-06-29 at Archive.today. Accessed on: June 23, 2008.

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