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164 Possible Causes for Ascites, Periumbilical Pain

  • Umbilical Hernia

    BACKGROUND: Umbilical hernia repair is often accompanied by complications in patients with liver cirrhosis and ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a painful periumbilical mass ultimately diagnosed as an infected urachal cyst.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All of the reported cases in the literature were adults with liver disease and ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Snap Shot 24-year-old presents with nausea, vomiting, constipation, and periumbilical pain that settles in the lower right quadrant.[step2.medbullets.com] Comorbidities included diabetes mellitus, renal disease, dyspnea, ascites, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, current pneumonia, ventilator dependence, long-term steroid[doi.org]

  • Pancreatic Abscess

    Acute pancreatitis occasionally presents as pancreatic abscess with complications like pleural effusion and ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The sequence is typical: periumbilical or epigastric reference of pain at onset, followed by a shift to the right lower quadrant after a few hours.[atsu.edu] None, Conflict of Interest: None DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.58735 Acute pancreatitis occasionally presents as pancreatic abscess with complications like pleural effusion and ascites[ijmm.org]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    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] […] in the left upper quadrant, periumbilical region, and/or epigastrium, although in some cases acute pancreatitis may be painless.[aafp.org] An abdominal sonogram showed turbid ascites and peritonitis was impressed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst

    ., Kim, H.C. and Chae, K.M. (2008) Spontaneous pancreatic pseudocyst-portal vein fistula presenting with pancreatic ascites: Strength of mr cholangiopancreatography.[dx.doi.org] Diagnosis and management of pancreatic pseudocysts, pancreatic ascites, and pancreatic fistulas. In: the exocrine pancreas: biology, pathobiology, and diseases.[ijsurgery.com] Pleural effusion or ascites due to fistula formation or rupture, etc.[laparoscopyhospital.com]

  • Hemoperitoneum

    Ascites with right pleural effusion initially suggested fetal hydrops.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ultrasonography revealed massive hemorrhagic ascites. Exploratory laparoscopy was urgently performed to achieve hemostasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Computed tomography revealed a ruptured liver metastasis and the presence of hemorrhagic ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis

    A 76-year-old Caucasian man presented with acute onset of intense periumbilical abdominal pain associated with nonbloody diarrhea.[accesssurgery.mhmedical.com] Particularly in cirrhotic patients, this diagnosis requires the exclusion of several other complications of liver disease, like spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, tense ascites[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and lower abdominal pain for 1 week.[mdedge.com]

  • Choledochal Cyst

    Chylous ascites is a rare complication of abdominal surgery in children. Particularly, reports of postoperative chylous ascites are rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diagnosis of biliary ascites with peritonitis was made in all the three patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pancytopenia caused by splenomegaly, massive ascites, hypoalbuminemia, and coagulation abnormality that were observed during the early postoperative period had disappeared[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Pancreatitis

    Sporadic cases of chylous ascites due to acute or chronic pancreatitis or surgery for pancreatitis have been reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Transarterial coil embolization dramatically improved the ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Among the reasons to opt for surgery are if there is a pseudocyst, fistula, ascites, or a fixed obstruction.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    A repeat CT scan (USA) showed interbowel fluid with transient ascites (serum albumin normal).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Evaluate pain . Crampy abdominal pain, an early sign, may be centered in the periumbilical area.[nurses.com] Alternative Names Portal hypertension - ascites; Cirrhosis - ascites; Liver failure - ascites; Alcohol use - ascites; End-stage liver disease - ascites; ESLD - ascites Causes[mclaren.org]

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