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208 Possible Causes for Ascites, Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Leg Edema

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Physical examination revealed S4, bilateral pretibial edema, and moderate amount of ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest X-ray and thoracic CT showed ground glass opacities or consolidation spreading from the hilar area to the peripheral area, suggesting central redistribution.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications include swelling of the legs (edema), kidney problems and fluid in the lungs.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Examination revealed bilateral pedal edema and mild ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One month after oral prednisolone was started at 40 mg daily and tapered to 10 mg daily, he developed lower leg edema on both sides and marked proteinuria (10.8 g/day).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] signs may develop, including peripheral edema and ascites.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

    Namely, distended neck veins, ascites, edema and tricuspid regurgitation may reflect right heart failure, whereas peripheral pulmonary bruits (very rare but highly specific[symptoma.com] x-ray Enlargement of central pulmonary arteries reflects level of PA pressure and duration.[slideplayer.com] […] due to fluid retention ( edema ) Developing cyanosis (blue color to fingers and toes) Fainting Rarely, coughing up blood Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Amyloidosis

    We report here a case of portal hypertension, ascites, and severe intrahepatic cholestasis as the initial presentation of hepatic amyloidosis and multiple myeloma, which followed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may experience symptoms such as foamy urine or leg edema.[nyp.org] Quite often the pericardiac exudate and ascites is found in patients with amiloidozy hearts.[medicine-for-you.com]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Venous congestion and ascites-induced increased intra-abdominal pressure are essential regarding recurrent hospitalization, morbidity and mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An ECG may show some abnormalities that may be suggestive of right heart failure. Chest x-ray may also show enlargement of the chambers of the right heart.[medicinenet.com] Symptoms of PH may include: Breathlessness Chest pain (also called angina pectoris) Dizziness Fainting (also called syncope) Loss of energy Swelling of the arms, legs, ankles[phassociation.org]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    In this study we attempted to document the clinical circumstances of the ascites and to analyze in detail special studies performed on the ascitic fluid.[jamanetwork.com] During this observation period, the level of IgE gradually increased and, at 2 years after the initial diagnosis, bilateral leg edema and ascites with marked hepatosplenomegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case report and management: We report a case in a 66-year-old patient with legs edema, inappetence and frothy urine for 2 weeks.[omicsonline.org]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Chest X-ray • Size and shape of heart • Evidence of pulmonary venous congestion (dilated or upper lobe veins perivascular edema) • Pleural effusion 29.[slideshare.net] Pulmonary edema causes this, as does depression of breathing during the sleep state. Coughing. Edema occurs most often in the legs.[sharecare.com] Abdominal examination elicited pain during superficial palpation on the right upper quadrant with hepatomegaly identification, with no signs of ascites.[austinpublishinggroup.com]

  • Heart Failure

    A 50-year-old female patient presented at the clinic with the complaint of dyspnea and abdominal distention due to ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During the first wheezing episode in children with abnormal vital signs, heart failure should be considered in the differential diagnosis, and a chest X-ray should be performed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The weakening of the heart's pumping ability causes Blood and fluid to back up into the lungs The buildup of fluid in the feet, ankles and legs - called edema Tiredness and[medlineplus.gov]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    As liver function decreases, fewer proteins such as albumin are produced resulting in fluid accumulation in the legs (edema) or abdomen (ascites).[liver.ca] Abstract The pathogenesis, as well as the treatment, of edema and ascites in portal cirrhosis has been a subject of utmost interest and continuous investigation.[annals.org] Swelling in the legs and abdomen. The increased pressure in the portal vein can cause fluid to accumulate in the legs (edema) and in the abdomen (ascites).[mayoclinic.org]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    However, after 10 infusions the patient developed dyspnea, edema of the legs, ascites and a weight gain of 10 kg because of a decompensated heart insufficiency with a reduced[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest x-ray Cardiomegaly left-sided hypertrophy with a balloon appearance Signs of heart failure decompensation: pulmonary edema Endomyocardial biopsy (see pathology) Pathology[amboss.com] Additional symptoms may include fluid collection in the abdomen (ascites) and feet due to accumulation of fluid, congestion of the lungs, and an abnormally large liver (hepatomegaly[rarediseases.org]

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