259 Possible Causes for Ascites, Lupus Nephritis

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    […] signs may develop, including peripheral edema and ascites.[merckmanuals.com] nephritis or minimal change disease.[prnewswire.com] It generally affects more men than women although lupus nephritis is common in women. It affects more adult than children with an estimated adult:child ratio of 26:1.[symptoma.com]

  • Meigs Syndrome

    In all cases the surgical removal of the benign pelvic tumor proved to be the only step necessary to relieve the patient of the ascites and pleural effusion.[annals.org] Renal biopsy is diagnostic of lupus nephritis. CXR demonstrates bilateral pleural effusions.[aap.confex.com] Yonehara Y, Yanazume S, Kamio M, Togami S, Tasaki T, et al. (2014) Concentrated ascites re-infusion therapy for pseudo-Meigs' syndrome complicated by massive ascites in large[clinmedjournals.org]

  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome

    Patients with ascites should be treated with diuretics.[latunisiemedicale.com] Thrombus in the inferior vena cava A 63 year old woman with a history of systemic lupus erythematosus, lupus nephritis, cardiac mural thrombus and recurrent lower limb venous[sonoworld.com] Figure 32-2 Ascites. Figure 32-2 Ascites. Figure 16-9 Ascites. Figure 16-9 Ascites.[5minuteconsult.com]

  • Edema

    The presence or absence of edema in patients with cirrhosis and ascites is an important consideration in the treatment of the ascites.[medicinenet.com] […] feet, ankles and legs (where it's called peripheral edema ), but it also can occur in the lungs (where it's called pulmonary edema ) and in the abdomen (where it's called ascites[health.howstuffworks.com] Ascites and increasing trunk girth result in discomfort, sensation of fullness, and breathing difficulties. Anasarca in nephrotic syndrome can limit physical activities.[renalandurologynews.com]

  • Protein Losing Enteropathy

    After sildenafil was administered at a dose of 0.5 mg/kg per day and titrated up to 8 mg/kg per day, ascites finally resolved.[jstage.jst.go.jp] Twenty-five PLE patients (56.8%) had concomitant lupus nephritis (LN). Of these, seven patients underwent renal biopsy.[journals.plos.org] Physical examination showed the presence of right pleural effusion, ascites, and splenomegaly.[journals.lww.com]

  • Portal Vein Thrombosis

    Thrombus in the inferior vena cava A 63 year old woman with a history of systemic lupus erythematosus, lupus nephritis, cardiac mural thrombus and recurrent lower limb venous[sonoworld.com] […] of mesenterium and intraabdominal viscus and the absence of free ascitic fluid, atrophic cirrhotic liver, and splenomegaly.[dovepress.com] Patients with ascites had light to moderate ascites and 28% were treated with paracentesis.[bmcgastroenterol.biomedcentral.com]

  • Lipoid Nephrosis

    The natural history and treatment of lupus nephritis, in Lewis EJ, Schwartz MM, Korbet SM (eds): Lupus Nephritis. Oxford, Oxford University Press 1999;pp 185-218. 31.[sjkdt.org] The fluid shift progresses and eventually causes abdominal swelling from ascites, respiratory difficulty from pleural effusion, and generalized edema. anasarca (severe generalized[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] In severe cases, fluid can shift into the peritoneal cavity (abdomen) and cause ascites .[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Nephritis

    […] and sclerosing lupus nephritis Class III (C) : Chronic inactive lesions with glomerular scars: Focal sclerosing lupus nephritis Class IV : Diffuse lupus nephritis Active[kidneypathology.com] Nephrotic syndrome may lead to edema, ascites, and hyperlipidemia, adding to the risk of coronary artery disease and the potential for thrombosis.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] proliferative lupus nephritis Class III Focal lupus nephritis Class IV Diffuse segmental (IV-S) or global (IV-G) lupus nephritis Class V Membranous lupus nephritis Class[slideshare.net]

  • Leiomyosarcoma

    Bladder leiomyosarcoma following cyclophosphamide therapy for lupus nephritis . J Urol 1990; 143 : 119–21. 5. Rowland RG , Eble JN .[nature.com] Common symptoms include: Abdominal pain An abdominal mass Enlargement of the liver Jaundice Ascites Hepatic vein obstruction Renal vein obstruction Kidney dysfunction Swelling[disability-benefits-help.org] Cachexia, hepatomegaly, and ascites may be present in patients with advanced metastatic disease.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Hepatic Artery Aneurysm

    Diagnostic ascitic tapping was bloody and ascitic fluid cultures were negative; no acid-fast bacilli were seen.[annsaudimed.net] Thrombus in the inferior vena cava A 63 year old woman with a history of systemic lupus erythematosus, lupus nephritis, cardiac mural thrombus and recurrent lower limb venous[sonoworld.com] It was thought that this might represent some loculated ascites. No other abnormalities were seen (Figure 1).[annsaudimed.net]

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