Alternate Names : Inflammation of the Peritoneum
What can be done to prevent the condition?
Nothing can be done to prevent this condition.
What are the long-term effects of the condition?
The long term effects of the disease depend on the underlying cause. For example, peritonitis that stems from a ruptured ovarian cyst will not have any long-term effects. If the condition is the result of infection, it may cause death.
What are the risks to others?
There are generally no risks to others.