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159 Possible Causes for Abdominal Fluid Wave, Sacral Edema

  • 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[] Approximately 1,500 mL of fluid must be present to detect dullness. 205 In supine patients, sacral edema is an important clue.[] 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[]

  • Anasarca

    […] who are standing up, and sacral edema in people who are predominantly lying down).[] She was pale, with ankle and sacral edema. Cardiovascular examination revealed sinus tachycardia and normal first and second heart sound.[] This causes swelling under the skin (termed peripheral edema or anasarca ) and usually affects the dependent parts of the body first (causing foot and ankle swelling in people[]

  • 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.[] Serial measurements of abdominal girth at the level of the umbilicus help to note down the fluctuations in ascites volume.[]

    Missing: Sacral Edema
  • Hodgkin's Disease

    We describe the case of a 59-year-old Caucasian male who presented to the outpatient clinic with intractable hiccups, upper abdominal pain, repeated bouts of vomiting, and stiff neck. Physical examination revealed a cachectic male with pallor, with enlarged left supraclavicular Virchow's lymph node and[…][]

    Missing: Abdominal Fluid Wave
  • Hyponatremia

    edema, the presence of a postural drop (helpful in Dr.[] […] difficult to assess with any accuracy at the bedside, a clinical assessment with attention to the patient’s history, heart rate, blood pressure, JVP, the presence of pedal and sacral[]

    Missing: Abdominal Fluid Wave
  • 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[…][]

    Missing: Sacral Edema
  • Cachexia

    edema, and ascites).[] […] intake change, GI symptoms that have persisted for greater than 2 weeks, and functional capacity) and physical examination (loss of subcutaneous fat, muscle wasting, ankle/sacral[]

    Missing: Abdominal Fluid Wave
  • Intravenous Saline Infusion

    edema increased jugular venous pressure return to top Resources and References return to top[] […] pressure no tears decreased urine output dry mouth, tongue, skin decreased skin turgor sunken fontanelles overload shortness of breath fluid crackles in the lungs ankle or sacral[]

    Missing: Abdominal Fluid Wave
  • Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor

    Others: No pyoderma gangrenosum, no lower limb edema, no shifting dullness. No sacral edema. Auscultation: Bowel sound was present, no renal and no iliac bruits. 14.[]

    Missing: Abdominal Fluid Wave
  • 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[]

    Missing: Sacral Edema

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