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129 Possible Causes for Ascites, cao, Increased Abdominal Girth

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    Wang CY, Qin J, Wang J, Sun CY, Cao T, Zhu DD. Rockall score in predicting outcomes of elderly patientis with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding.[] The serum-ascites albumin gradient value of 1.9 g/dL and the total protein level in the ascites of 3.1 g/dL indicated the ascites to have been caused by portal hypertension[] This may be visible as an increase in abdominal girth.[13] Fetor hepaticus is a musty breath odor resulting from increased dimethyl sulfide.[14] Jaundice, or icterus is yellow[]

  • Heart Failure

    Chen YM, Li ZB, Zhu M, Cao YM.[] A 50-year-old female patient presented at the clinic with the complaint of dyspnea and abdominal distention due to ascites.[] 41-year-old female patient admitted to the Department of Cardiology with clinical signs of right heart failure: congested jugular veins, hepatomegaly, peripheral edema, ascites[]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    Wang H 1, 2 , Fu Z 1 , Dai C 3 , Cao J 1, 2 , Liu X 2 , Xu J 1, 2 , Lv M 1 , Gu Y 4 , Zhang J 4 , Hua X 2 , Jia G 1 , Xu S 5 , Jia X 2 , Xu P 1 .[] We report this case to increase the suspicion index of a large ovarian cyst in all women presenting with massive ascites.[] A 57-year-old woman presented with acute-onset abdominal pain and increasing abdominal girth over the past year.[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    This patient was treated with modified Zhi Gan Cao Tang (ZGCT), three times a day for 2 months.[] Physical examination revealed S4, bilateral pretibial edema, and moderate amount of ascites.[] Chen YM, Li ZB, Zhu M, Cao YM.[]

  • Metastatic Ovarian Carcinoma

    […] for improving ovarian cancer survival Li u J, Eckert MA, Harada BT, Liu SM, Lu Z, Yu K, Tienda SM, Chryplewicz A, Zhu AC, Yang Y, Huang JT, Chen SM, Xu ZG, Leng XH, Yu XC, Cao[] Postoperative recurrence was found cytologically in the surgical stump and ascites in two cases.[] abdominal girth over the past month.[]

  • Peritoneal Metastasis

    Xiong J 1 , Li Z 1 , Zhang Y 1 , Li D 1 , Zhang G 1 , Luo X 1 , Jie Z 1 , Liu Y 1 , Cao Y 1 , Le Z 1 , Tan S 1 , Zou W 1 , Gong P 1 , Qiu L 2 , Li Y 2 , Wang H 2 , Chen H[] The image intensity with increasing malignant ascites was significantly increased at days 7, 16, and 21.[] On the left a 33-year-old man who complains of an increasing abdominal girth, abdominal fullness, and a palpable abdominal mass.[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Ovary

    Ye S, You Y, Yang J, Cao D, Bai H, Huang H, et al.[] Positive peritoneal or ascitic cytology, the presence of residual tumor, more than 100 ml ascites were demonstrated to have the significant impact on survival by univariate[] […] pain, weight loss, vaginal bleeding, and increased abdominal girth.[]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    Jian‐Gao Fan and Hai‐Xia Cao, Malnutrition and nutritional support, Cirrhosis: A practical guide to management, (124-136), (2015).[] […] diagnoses that do not involve the liver; and (2) estimate the percentage of the difference in costs between the ALD and non-ALD hospitalizations that may be attributed to ascites[] A highly significant association was noted for serum bilirubin, INR, and the presence of ascites or encephalopathy.[]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    Chaochao Tan, Zongxin Ling, Ying Huang, Youde Cao, Qiang Liu, Tao Cai, Hao Yuan, Changjun Liu, Yunfeng Li and Keqian Xu, Dysbiosis of Intestinal Microbiota Associated With[] She had an extended hospital course because of severe disease, characterised by systemic inflammatory response syndrome, pleural effusion and ascites but was successfully[] Although ACS is a clinical diagnosis, at times the diagnosis is suggested on CT in patients who exhibit the “round-belly sign”, defined as abdominal distension with an increased[]

  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome

    Wu X, Ding W, Cao J, Han J, Li J. Modified transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in the treatment of Budd-Chiari syndrome.[] A PVS is a treatment option for ascites due to BCS.[] A 14-year-old boy presented with several months of increasing abdominal girth and fatigue.[]

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