Peritoneal histology presenting with difficulty in evaluation.
a Peritoneum sampled at initiation of peritoneal dialysis (PD) therapy. This sample shows shrinkages, denudation of the submesothelial compact zone, and scattered mesothelial cells. b Peritoneum sampled at PD catheter removal. This sample shows an abraded appearance of peritoneal surface and denudation of mesothelial cells. HE: Hematoxylin and eosin staining