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187 Possible Causes for Abdominal Wall Edema

  • Anasarca

    The examiner tests for pitting edema of the abdominal wall. Image Source: Just In Time Medicine. Michigan Stage University.[]

  • Inferior Vena Cava Syndrome

    In addition, if the thrombus is confined to the cava and does not involve the iliac or femoral system, the collateral pathways form along the posterior abdominal wall.[] In one study, almost 60% of patients did not have bilateral leg edema.[]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    In severe cases of HF, peripheral edema can extend to the thighs or even the sacrum, scrotum, lower abdominal wall, and occasionally even higher.[] Abdominal ultrasonography revealed liver parenchymal echo thickening; widening of the hepatic vein, the right hepatic vein, and the inferior vena cava; gallbladder wall edema[] Swelling may be so severe as to reach up to the hips, scrotum, abdominal wall, and eventually, the abdominal cavity (ascites).[]

  • Heart Failure

    Swelling may be so severe as to reach up to the hips, scrotum, abdominal wall, and eventually, the abdominal cavity (ascites).[] Nonpitting edema is generally not caused by heart failure.[]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Nephrotic syndrome Microscopic image of diabetic glomerulosclerosis the main cause of nephrotic syndrome in adults. Specialty Nephrology Symptoms Swelling , weight gain, feeling tired, foamy urine [1] Complications Blood clots , infections, high blood pressure [1] Causes Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis , membranous[…][]

  • Water Intoxication

    Water intoxication , also known as water poisoning, hyperhydration, or water toxemia is a potentially fatal disturbance in brain functions that results when the normal balance of electrolytes in the body is pushed outside safe limits by overhydration (excessive water intake). Under normal circumstances, accidentally[…][]

  • Ascites

    Ascites Synonyms Peritoneal cavity fluid, peritoneal fluid excess, hydroperitoneum, abdominal dropsy [1] The abdomen of a person with cirrhosis which has resulted in massive ascites and prominent superficial veins Pronunciation , ə- SY -teez , /əˈsʌɪtiːz/ Specialty Gastroenterology Symptoms Increased abdominal size,[…][]

  • Inferior Vena Cava Plication

    Published in association with the Society for Vascular Surgery, Rutherford s Vascular Surgery presents state-of-the-art updates on all aspects of vascular health care. Extensively revised by many new authors to meet the needs of surgeons, interventionalists, and vascular medicine specialists, this medical[…][]

  • Non-immune Hydrops fetalis

    Figure 1 : Fetal USG image (transverse view) showing scalp edema (arrow) Click here to view Figure 2 : Fetal USG image (transverse view) showing ascites with abdominal wall[] edema Click here to view Figure 3 : Fetal USG image (longitudinal view) showing ascites (arrow) and pleural effusion (arrowhead) Click here to view Cord blood was submitted[]

  • Malignant Ascites

    Abstract Background To assess the technical and clinical outcome of percutaneous insertion of tunneled peritoneal catheters in the palliative treatment of refractory malignant ascites and to determine the safety and feasibility of intraperitoneal administration of cytotoxic drugs through the tunneled catheter.[…][]

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