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277 Possible Causes for Abdominal Wall Edema

  • 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.[]

  • 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).[]

  • Ascites

    By examination : Tachycardia ,Tachypnea ,Hypertension ,cyanosis, jaundice, clubbing of fingers ,limb edema ,Hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, dilated abdominal wall veins.[] Cirrhosis - muscle mass loss, icteric sclera, spider angioma, palmar erythema, pedal edema, gynecomastia, prominent abdominal wall veins (caput medusae), palpable firm liver[] Massive ascites causes tautness of the abdominal wall and flattening of the umbilicus.[]

  • Malignant Ascites

    Immunocytology of ascitic fluid of a patient with ovarian cancer demonstrated reactivity with two tumor-associated monoclonal antibodies, AUA1 and HMFG2. AUA1 radiolabeled with 48.6 mCi 131I was given intraperitoneally. There was a reduction in the rate of reaccumulation of ascites. Cytology of recurrent ascites[…][]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    . • Some present with scrotal,labial edema n respiratory compromise.rarely there is diarrhoea secondary to edema of the bowel wall • Occasionlly,NS presents critically ill[] […] due to peritonitis,bacretemia,pneumonia or rarely due to thrombotic episode • Some may have hypotensive symptoms like abdominal pain,persistent vomiting,dizziness and cold[]

  • Anasarca

    Over the past 6 months he gained 30 lbs with worsening lower extremity, abdominal wall, and scrotal edema.[] Examination revealed generalized pitting edema extending from both lower extremities to the sacrum, abdominal, and thoracic wall, with scrotal swelling and upper extremity[] The examiner tests for pitting edema of the abdominal wall. Image Source: Just In Time Medicine. Michigan Stage University.[]

  • Intestinal Perforation

    Several recent reports have suggested that, in select premature neonates, intestinal perforation may be managed by peritoneal drainage alone. Much like a surgical Graham patch, the omentum may seal an intestinal perforation allowing healing while maintaining bowel continuity. This photograph, illustrating a classic case[…][]

  • 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.[]

  • Inferior Vena Cava Plication

    […] plication of inferior vena cava 解釋 下腔靜脈折術 plication : n. 1. 褶,摺疊。2. 【植物;植物學】摺扇式。3. 【地質學;地理學】皺紋,細褶皺。 of : OF Old French 古法語。 inferior : adj (opp superior)1 (位置在)下部的,下面的。2 (身份)低下的,下級的。3 (質量等)低劣的,次... vena : n. (pl. venae ) 〈拉丁語〉靜脈。 cava : 卡瓦 ※英文詞彙 plication of inferior vena cava 在字典百科 英英字典 中的解釋。 例句 Compression[…][]

  • Water Intoxication

    Uroflowmetry is a standard non-invasive urodynamic test for the evaluation of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). For a reproducible study, the patients are asked to void after consuming enough oral fluids to have full bladder before the study. We report a case of water intoxication due to excessive oral fluid[…][]

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