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248 Possible Causes for Ascites, Paralytic Ileus

  • Appendicitis

    […] appendiceal wall thickening and enhancement) and of indirect signs of appendicitis (periappendiceal fat stranding, periappendiceal abscess, bowel obstruction, free air or ascites[doi.org] Twenty-eight days after transplantation, the patient developed mild abdominal pain and paralytic ileus. There was no apparent infection sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Comorbidities included diabetes mellitus, renal disease, dyspnea, ascites, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, current pneumonia, ventilator dependence, long-term steroid[doi.org]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    The treatment failed to slow the progress of the disease, and massive ascites appeared with thickening of the gallbladder wall.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] .  Tenderness and generalized guarding  Decreased bowel sounds as Paralytic ileus sets in  Increased temperature and pulse 15.[slideshare.net] Prevalence SBP: In asymptomatic patients with cirrhosis and ascites, the prevalence is 3 ).[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    An abdominal sonogram showed turbid ascites and peritonitis was impressed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A nasogastric tube (NGT) may be inserted for a week or two to drain the contents of the stomach especially with paralytic ileus.[symptoma.com] She had an extended hospital course because of severe disease, characterised by systemic inflammatory response syndrome, pleural effusion and ascites but was successfully[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemoperitoneum

    Ascites with right pleural effusion initially suggested fetal hydrops.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Computed tomography revealed a ruptured liver metastasis and the presence of hemorrhagic ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hypo-, iso- or hyperechoic 3 may demonstrate fluid-fluid levels with mixed internal echogenicity 3 CT The density of fluid in the abdomen suggests its composition (i.e. ascites[radiopaedia.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Physical examination revealed S4, bilateral pretibial edema, and moderate amount of ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Right upper quadrant sonogram revealed hepatomegaly of 15 cm, trace amount of perihepatic ascites, pericholecystic fluid, and also thickened edematous gallbladder wall with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Minor criteria are acceptable only if they can not be attributed to another medical condition (such as pulmonary hypertension, chronic lung disease, cirrhosis, ascites , or[medicalcriteria.com]

  • Perforated Viscus

    Abdominal paracentesis showed cloudy ascites. Gram staining was performed directly on the pellet of ascites and 6 patients were suspected to have Candida sepsis.[omicsonline.org] Ultrasonography may be help to assess the presence and the character of ascites, and is particularly helpful in the context of a gasless abdomen.[fn.bmj.com] During the surgery, the ascites were drained and abdominal cavity was repeatedly washed with 0.9% saline.[omicsonline.org]

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    A rare cause of ascites: Familial Mediterranean fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adhesions & ascites are rare. 12. # 3.[slideshare.net] A rare cause of massive ascites: familial Mediterranean fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    Abstract Ascites is uncommon in patients with hypothyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with sterile portal hypertension-related ascites (1.36 /- 0.89 g/dl) and was significantly lower than that of patients with ascites due to miscellaneous causes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: In 105 cases of ascitic fluid analyses, 27 (25.72%) had positive ascitic fluid culture whereas 78 (74.28%) had negative ascitic fluid culture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.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] In addition, neuropathic changes can cause malabsorption, gastric atony, impaired peristalsis, paralytic ileus, and megacolon. [15] Ascites may occur due to increased capillary[emedicine.com] The low serum thyroid hormonal levels decreases intestinal motility that advertently leads to megacolon, gastric atony, and paralytic ileus.[symptoma.com]

  • Abdominal Visceral Abscess

    […] in patients with ascites from other causes, such as heart failure or systemic lupus erythematosus.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] Paralytic ileus, either generalized or localized, may develop. Nausea, anorexia, and weight loss are common.[merckmanuals.com] Alternatively, an ileus without any normal bowel loops strongly suggests a paralytic cause.[radiologyassistant.nl]

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