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1,825 Possible Causes for Ascites, Loss of Appetite

  • 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] […] worse gas, nausea, vomiting, or loss of appetite to diagnose ovarian cancer, doctors do one or more tests.[icd10data.com] These include the following: Unexplained loss of weight or loss of appetite A new type of pain in the bones or other parts of the body that may be steadily worsening, or come[medicinenet.com]

  • Appendicitis

    Fever and chills, nausea, vomiting, and a loss of appetite may also occur.[sharecare.com] Early Symptoms Constipation, diarrhea, or gas Dull, achy pain beginning around the belly button (navel), turning to sharp pain in the lower right portion of the abdomen Loss[sepsis.org] Other symptoms may include Swelling in the abdomen Loss of appetite Nausea and vomiting Constipation or diarrhea Inability to pass gas Low fever Not everyone with appendicitis[medlineplus.gov]

  • Tuberculosis

    Adenosine deaminase levels from ascites were elevated, suggesting TB peritonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a 56-year-old Sri Lankan Sinhalese man who presented with pyrexia of known origin with significant loss of weight and loss of appetite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] primary specimen (if it would alter management) Gastrointestinal Ultrasound CT Laparoscopy Biopsy of omentum Biopsy of bowel Biopsy of liver Microscopy Culture Histology – Ascitic[pathways.nice.org.uk]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Laboratory analysis revealed hyponatremia (122 mmol/L), while ascites fluid analysis showed no infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms and Causes The most common symptoms are fatigue, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, weight loss, and abdominal pain.[niddk.nih.gov] Adrenal insufficiency symptoms Feeling tired or weak Weight loss Decreased appetite Abdominal pain Patches of dark skin on the face, neck or hands Dizziness How can I get[rush.edu]

  • Portal Hypertension

    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] […] of appetite or sudden weight loss How is portal hypertension diagnosed?[drugs.com] Loss of appetite. Unplanned weight loss. Weakness and fatigue. Nausea. Jaundice (yellowing of your skin and eyes). Dark brown Red palms. Vomiting blood.[familydoctor.org]

  • Tuberculous Peritonitis

    Serum c-reactive protein (7.88 6.62 mg/dL vs 3.12 2.69 mg/dL, P 0.01), ascites adenosine deaminase (66.76 32.09 IU/L vs 13.89 8.95 IU/L, P 0.01), ascites lymphocyte proportion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 49-year-old female patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis presented with fever, abdominal pain and loss of appetite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal swelling (91.3%), loss of appetite (87%) and weight loss (82.6%) were the other commonest symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Aggressive Systemic Mastocytosis

    A 43 year-old woman presented with fever, abdominal pain, epato-splenomegaly, ascites, cholestasis, anemia, thrombocytopenia and previous diagnosis of sclerosing cholangitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, loss of appetite due to hepatomegaly is not the only condition that causes ASM patients to lose weight: Mast cells also infiltrate the intestinal walls, which causes[symptoma.com] The patient was a 37-week-old male, born by caesarean section owing to hepatosplenomegaly and ascites diagnosed in utero, who exhibited extensive cutaneous and systemic manifestations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diffuse Gastric Cancer

    Peritoneal carcinomatosis is generally associated with ascites.[symptoma.com] Over the course of the disease, loss of appetite becomes more pronounced and patients are losing weight.[symptoma.com] […] less diffuse thickening of the gastric wall, which may be explained by individual cells infiltrating the stomach wall without forming a discrete mass, lymphadenopathy, and ascites[symptoma.com]

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

    Maternal morbidity included hypoglycemia (94.2%), renal failure (94.2%), coagulopathy (77.1%), ascites (48.5%), and encephalopathy (40%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case 3 developed loss of appetite and general fatigue with jaundice 10 days before delivery. They underwent termination of pregnancy after diagnosis was made.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most frequent symptoms of AFLP include: nausea or vomiting abdominal or epigastric pain excessive fatigue and sleepiness loss of appetite jaundice (in advanced cases)[preeclampsia.org]

  • Toxic Hepatitis

    Ascites appeared simultaneously and soon became quite massive. Hepatomegaly was recorded when ascites decreased. Liver function tests suggested cholestatic jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Others may have Loss of appetite Nausea and vomiting Diarrhea Dark-colored urine and pale bowel movements Stomach pain Jaundice, yellowing of skin and eyes Some forms of hepatitis[icdlist.com] An epidemic of liver disease, characterized by onset with high fever, rapidly progressive jaundice, and ascites occurred in a rural area of India.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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