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2,239 Possible Causes for Ascites, Fever, Hypoalbuminemia, Pleural Effusion

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    We describe a case of acute chlamydial salpingitis with marked ascites and an adnexal mass that simulated a malignant neoplasm.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms may include pain on one side of the back, blood in the urine, high blood pressure, and fever.[ugr.es] […] a neoplasm having none of the characteristics of a malignant neoplasm (see below), i.e. it grows slowly, expands without metastasis, and usually does not recur. neoplasm fever[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Chlamydial infection may cause marked ascites and a palpable adenexal mass and should be considered whenever marked chronic inflammation with a lymphofollicular hyperplasia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multicentric Castleman's Disease

    In each case, tocilizumab alleviated symptoms, including generalized fatigue, pyrexia, and alleviated biochemical abnormalities, including anemia, hypoalbuminemia, hypergammaglobulinemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nevertheless, his general condition, including pleural effusion and ascites, worsened, and C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 levels showed marked increases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We herein describe an unusual case of multicentric Castleman's disease accompanied by thrombocytopenia, ascites, renal failure and myelofibrosis in a Japanese woman.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 67-year-old man had six hospital admissions over 20 months characterised by fever, urinary frequency and CRP 100 mg/L.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    effusion from lymphatic obstruction About 1/3 have pleural effusions Effusion usually does not contain malignant cells Pneumonic form Diffuse nonsegmental infiltrate (pneumonic[learningradiology.com] We report a case of an 18-year-old man, who presented with fever and was found to have pallor, generalised lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, ascites and pedal oedema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We reported the case of a patient with stage IV Hodgkin's disease (involving the nodes and Liver) presenting with paraneoplastic fever and who subsequently developed hypothermia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] klinična slika bolezni popolnoma v ozadju, na prvih ospredju vozlišč, ki jih lokalne zastoje (dvostranskih, predvsem pravih plevralni izcedkov, hileznyy poprsnice izliv, ascites[medic-sl.cikavo.in.ua]

  • Whipple Disease

    Thus the stool analysis showing increased fecal fat (i.e. malabsorption) is a pointer towards Whipple's disease; the hypoalbuminemia coupled with examination findings of peripheral[prognosisapp.com] The association of mediastinal adenopathy or pleural effusion offers additional concern.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The physical examination was significant for ascites. Serum albumin was low and serum-to-ascites albumin gradient was 1.1 g/dl.[cureus.com] His recent symptoms included persistent fatigue, weight loss, fever, and arthralgias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    Common lab abnormalities include: thrombocytopenia, hypoalbuminemia, hyperbilirubinemia, and an elevated serum INR.[clinicaladvisor.com] Two days after admission, she complained of dyspnea, and a chest X-ray revealed right pleural effusion. Thoracentesis confirmed the diagnosis of hemothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] during at least 3 days or any ascites requiring an invasive procedure comprising percutaneous puncture or drainage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Consequently, hospitalization was required because of high fever (up to 39 C), weakness, and anorexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    A blood test showed leukophilia, mild hypoalbuminemia, hyperbilirubinemia, hepatobiliary injury and coagulopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest x-ray to rule out pneumonia (given fevers), and evaluate for sympathetic right sided pleural effusion.[clinicaladvisor.com] ICD-10-CM Codes › K00-K95 Diseases of the digestive system › K70-K77 Diseases of liver › K70- Alcoholic liver disease › Alcoholic hepatitis without ascites 2016 2017 2018[icd10data.com] Prednisolone administered orally for 10 days produced a slight improvement in the jaundice and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adult-Onset Still Disease

    AOSD patients with RHS showed higher frequencies of leukopenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia, hypoalbuminemia, hypofibrinogenemia, hypertriglyceridemia, hyperferritinemia, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anasarca developed with massive pleural effusion, ascites, and systemic edema, resulting in an increase of 47 kg in body weight.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We conducted the current study to evaluate the cases of fever of unknown origin (FUO) admitted in our institution during the 10 years between 1991 and 2001 and to compare[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory tests support the inflammatory nature of the disorder with leukocytosis, anemia of chronic disease, hypoalbuminemia, and hyperferritinemia.[rheumnow.com]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    A 75-year-old man presented with progressive leg edema, had nephrotic range proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, moderate renal failure, and occult blood in his urine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The visceral pleura may be affected and pleural effusion is common.[err.ersjournals.com] This was suggested to be a potential mechanism underlying the development of ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by recurrent episodes of painful inflammation in the abdomen, chest, or joints.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Laboratory findings on admission revealed proteinuria, microscopic hematuria, anemia, leukopenia, hypoalbuminemia, hypocomplementemia, and slightly elevated levels of serum[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Eosinophilic pleural effusion in elderly patients is most commonly due to malignancies and infections.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition to ascites, pleural and pericardial effusions had developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This FDG distribution pattern should be kept in mind when PET is performed for etiological investigation of fever of unknown origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    On admission, leukocytosis was found in 79% of patients, 20,000/mm3 in half of them; 60% were anemic, 60% had elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and 78% had hypoalbuminemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her clinical course was particularly stormy and was characterized by severe diarrhea and vomiting, profuse ascites, pleural effusion, abdominal tenderness, peritoneal irritation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We discuss the possible mechanisms leading to ascites formation in this condition and review ascitic fluid characteristics in patients with PMC.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was discharged 4 days after finishing eradication therapy, but fever up and diarrhea appeared on the following day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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