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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[] Twenty-eight days after transplantation, the patient developed mild abdominal pain and paralytic ileus. There was no apparent infection sign.[] Comorbidities included diabetes mellitus, renal disease, dyspnea, ascites, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, current pneumonia, ventilator dependence, long-term steroid[]

  • Acute Peritonitis

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

  • Acute Pancreatitis

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

  • Hemoperitoneum

    Ascites with right pleural effusion initially suggested fetal hydrops.[] Computed tomography revealed a ruptured liver metastasis and the presence of hemorrhagic ascites.[] […] 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[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Physical examination revealed S4, bilateral pretibial edema, and moderate amount of ascites.[] Right upper quadrant sonogram revealed hepatomegaly of 15 cm, trace amount of perihepatic ascites, pericholecystic fluid, and also thickened edematous gallbladder wall with[] 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[]

  • 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.[] Ultrasonography may be help to assess the presence and the character of ascites, and is particularly helpful in the context of a gasless abdomen.[] During the surgery, the ascites were drained and abdominal cavity was repeatedly washed with 0.9% saline.[]

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    A rare cause of ascites: Familial Mediterranean fever.[] Adhesions & ascites are rare. 12. # 3.[] A rare cause of massive ascites: familial Mediterranean fever.[]

  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    Abstract Ascites is uncommon in patients with hypothyroidism.[] […] 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.[] 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.[]

  • 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.[] In addition, neuropathic changes can cause malabsorption, gastric atony, impaired peristalsis, paralytic ileus, and megacolon. [15] Ascites may occur due to increased capillary[] The low serum thyroid hormonal levels decreases intestinal motility that advertently leads to megacolon, gastric atony, and paralytic ileus.[]

  • Abdominal Visceral Abscess

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

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