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434 Possible Causes for Ascites, Leg Edema, Splenomegaly

  • 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] We performed LS in 83 patients with massive splenomegaly ( 30 cm) secondary to portal hypertension and liver cirrhosis.[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] Some of the extracardiac signs of heart failure are ascites, bronchial wheezing, hydrothorax, edema, liver enlargement, moist rales, and splenomegaly.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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]

  • 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] PATIENT CONCERNS: We reported two cases with ApoA-1 amyloidosis, a 64-year-old man suffering from nephrotic syndrome and a 40-year-old man with nephrotic syndrome and splenomegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may experience symptoms such as foamy urine or leg edema.[nyp.org]

  • 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] […] 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] ., as indicated by increased jugular venous pressure; new/worsening hepatomegaly, ascites, or peripheral edema; worsening echocardiographic parameters such as tricuspid annulus[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • ALK+ Histiocytosis

    Furthermore, the impairment of liver function may cause hypoalbuminemia, edema, and ascites. Jaundice has been reported.[symptoma.com] Hypersplenism is a cytopenia resulting from blood pooling in the spleen and is almost always associated with splenomegaly.[radiopaedia.org] Fever, splenomegaly and hepatomegaly are the most common early findings; b. Lymph node enlargement, skin rash, and neurologic abnormali ties may also occur.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Castleman Disease

    Three cases developed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, two of the three had larger spleens, and these cases had effusions/ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Older age ( 40 years), splenomegaly, and hypoalbuminemia were risk factors for poorer MCD prognosis. 2017 The Authors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] swelling (edema) Skin rashes The symptoms of MCD usually come on gradually.[sylvant.com]

  • 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] Splenomegaly : Portal hypertension causes the spleen to enlarge (a condition called splenomegaly).[msdmanuals.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[medlineplus.gov]

  • 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] Liver cirrhosis: Liver cirrhosis with an inhomogeneous liver with irregular contour and ascites and splenomegaly Liver cirrhosis: Liver cirrhosis with an irregular liver contour[ultrasoundcases.info] As liver function decreases, fewer proteins such as albumin are produced resulting in fluid accumulation in the legs (edema) or abdomen (ascites).[liver.ca]

  • Right-Sided Heart Failure

    Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunt is an effective treatment for chronic ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This results in venous congestion, which causes hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, vascular congestion of the gastrointestinal tract as well as peripheral edema.[sites.psu.edu] Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease) Symptoms for right sided heart failure are related to fluid buildup in the body: - swelling in the feet and legs ( edema ) when standing[sharecare.com]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Hepatic fibrosis was not evident, in spite of the transudative ascites and active esophageal varices.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of the caudate lobe hepatic surface irregularity due to regenerative nodules regional lymphadenopathy: tends to dominate in the gastrohepatic ligament and porta hepatis 4 splenomegaly[radiopaedia.org] (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]

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