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238 Possible Causes for Ascites, Hypoglycemia, Leg Edema

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cardinal symptoms include fasting hypoglycemia, lactic acidosis and hepatomegaly as well as neutropenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 65-year-old male with liver cirrhosis of alcoholic etiology was admitted to hospital with bilateral leg edema, ascites, and marked weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] rate of recurrent heart failure, whereas its benefit in reducing the risk of metabolic and nutritional disorders largely reflects a reduced incidence of hypokalemia and hypoglycemia[doi.org] 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]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Physical examination revealed S4, bilateral pretibial edema, and moderate amount of ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] rate of recurrent heart failure, whereas its benefit in reducing the risk of metabolic and nutritional disorders largely reflects a reduced incidence of hypokalemia and hypoglycemia[doi.org] Complications include swelling of the legs (edema), kidney problems and fluid in the lungs.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    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] Continued fluid and electrolyte imbalances and inefficient metabolism of nutrients produce ascites, hypoglycemia, and hypoproteinemia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] As liver function decreases, fewer proteins such as albumin are produced resulting in fluid accumulation in the legs (edema) or abdomen (ascites).[liver.ca]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    […] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They developed hypoglycemia, dehydration, lactic acidosis, and renal failure after drinking a large volume of alcohol without eating for 1 week before onset.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (edema) and in the abdomen ( ascites ) Yellow color in the skin, mucous membranes, or eyes ( jaundice ) Redness on the palms of the hands In men, impotence, shrinking of[medlineplus.gov]

  • Myxedema

    Myxedema ascites is thus rare but easy to treat; it should be borne in mind, especially if the ascites fluid has a high protein content.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High mortality (30-60%) How do patients present (clinical diagnosis) AMS Hypothermia Hypotension Respiratory Failure Hypoglycemia Hyponatremia Potential physical exam findings[emdocs.net] […] of hair Carpal Tunnel Syndrome In the later stages, suffering individuals typically display other discomforting signs like: Weight gain Slow speech Pale skin Swelling of leg[hxbenefit.com]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    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] Follow for hypoglycemia if fulminant hepatic liver failure. No change in standard management. Consider converting prednisone to prednisolone.[clinicaladvisor.com] (edema) and in the abdomen ( ascites ) Yellow color in the skin, mucous membranes, or eyes ( jaundice ) Redness on the palms of the hands In men, impotence, shrinking of[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    (edema) and in the abdomen (ascites) Yellow color in the skin, mucous membranes, or eyes (jaundice) Redness on the palms of the hands In men, impotence, shrinking of the[nlm.nih.gov] Hepatic fibrosis was not evident, in spite of the transudative ascites and active esophageal varices.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 46-year-old man with type 1 diabetes (age of onset 26 years) was admitted into our hospital due to poor glycemic control (HbA 1c 11.3%) with severe daily hypoglycemia and[care.diabetesjournals.org]

  • Fatty Liver

    This delay in diagnosis is illustrated in our case of a 53-year-old man who presented with hepatic hydrothorax and ascites, whose workup revealed cirrhosis due to NAFLD.[dx.doi.org] , Spain. cgutierrezj@telefonica.net Abstract Here we report a 7-month-old girl with long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (LCHAD) deficiency with hypoketotic hypoglycemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (edema) Mental confusion Extreme fatigue or tiredness What are the effects of fatty liver disease?[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Cardiac Cirrhosis

    Edema or swelling of your legs. Bacterial peritonitis - Peritonitis refers to an infection in the abdominal cavity.[verywell.com] RESULTS: We analyzed 20 samples of ascitic fluid from the patients of cardiac cirrhosis and compared with 48 samples of non-cirrhotic cardiac ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Continued fluid and electrolyte imbalances and inefficient metabolism of nutrients produce ascites, hypoglycemia, and hypoproteinemia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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