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80 Possible Causes for Abdominal Fluid Wave

  • Ascites

    Key Learning Points Learn how to test for shifting dullness Learn how to test for a fluid wave Describe abdominal venous patterns Related to Ascites & Venous Patterns The[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] Abdominal distension Bulging flanks Tympany of the top Fluid wave Shifting dulness Puddle sign Ultrasonography can be peformed to detect or exclude the presence of fluid if[hepatitiscentral.com] […] the physical examination is not definitive, since abdominal USG can detect small amounts of fluid as 100 mL.[hepatitiscentral.com]

  • Malignant Ascites

    Physical examination may reveal bulging flank along with flank dullness (with fluid accumulation 1.5 liters). A fluid wave and shifting dullness may also be seen.[symptoma.com] Serial measurements of abdominal girth at the level of the umbilicus help to note down the fluctuations in ascites volume.[symptoma.com]

  • Anasarca

    Superior vena cava (SVC) obstruction is a rare entity in the pediatric population. It usually presents in association with either previous cardiac surgery or external compression from a neoplasm. We present the case of an infant born with congenital SVC obstruction and significant bilateral chylothorax and anasarca[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Delayed Gastric Emptying

    The case of an infant with Sandifer syndrome is reported. Real-time ultrasonography showed delayed gastric emptying time, which returned to normal when the patient was asymptomatic. The importance of gastric motility investigations in Sandifer syndrome is stressed since delayed gastric emptying could play a role in[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    When an ovarian cyst reaches giant proportions, it produces abdominal enlargement often with a fluid wave resulting in a condition that mimics ascites, called pseudoascites[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Complication of Peritoneal Dialysis

    Physical examination revealed tachycardia, abdominal distension without a fluid wave or shifting dullness, and diffuse tenderness to palpation.[shmabstracts.com] Abdominal xray showed a non-obstructive bowel gas pattern.[shmabstracts.com]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    His abdomen is distended with muffled bowel sounds and a fluid wave. His abdominal exam is remarkable for the finding of abnormal masses as shown in Figure A.[medbullets.com]

  • Portal Hypertension

    His abdomen is distended with muffled bowel sounds and a fluid wave. His abdominal exam is remarkable for the finding of abnormal masses as shown in Figure A.[medbullets.com]

  • Hepatocellular Adenoma

    […] pain with peritoneal signs or fluid wave sign.[symptoma.com] […] hepatomegaly), acute or chronic bleeding signs (tachycardia, orthostatic or permanent hypotension, pallor), compression signs (jaundice) and indications for tumor rupture: severe abdominal[symptoma.com]

  • Renal Sarcoidosis

    fluid wave MSK: 3 pitting edema bilaterally This case depicts a patient with isolated right-sided heart failure.[emdocs.net] , rubs, or gallops Pulm: fine bibasilar inspiratory crackles Abdomen: prominent hepatic border palpable 4cm below the right costal margin; hepato-jugular reflex present; abdominal[emdocs.net]

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