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19 Possible Causes for Ascites, Recent Increase in Alcohol Consumption, Splenomegaly

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    Abstract The pathogenesis, as well as the treatment, of edema and ascites in portal cirrhosis has been a subject of utmost interest and continuous investigation.[] Liver cirrhosis: Liver cirrhosis with an inhomogeneous liver with irregular contour and ascites and splenomegaly Liver cirrhosis: Liver cirrhosis with an irregular liver contour[] Hi there, My mom has been diagnosed with Cirrhosis and I've narrowed it down to being stage 4 based off of her having Portal Hypertension, Ascites.[]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    This was described in India for example, where the recent increase in alcohol consumption in many sectors of the general population is coupled with strong evidence of the[] […] diagnoses that do not involve the liver; and (2) estimate the percentage of the difference in costs between the ALD and non-ALD hospitalizations that may be attributed to ascites[] Splenomegaly : Portal hypertension causes the spleen to enlarge (a condition called splenomegaly).[]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    ICD-10-CM Codes › K00-K95 Diseases of the digestive system › K70-K77 Diseases of liver › K70- Alcoholic liver disease › Alcoholic hepatitis without ascites 2016 2017 2018[] Image studies showed an extremely enlarged fatty liver and splenomegaly.[] Splenomegaly is uncommon. Ascites and hepatic encepalopathy are common in severe disease but varices are not common.[]

  • Fatty Liver

    These may initially include jaundice or a yellowish tinge to the skin and eyes, muscle wasting, hair thinning, abnormal skin blood vessels called spider angiomata, and splenomegaly[] This delay in diagnosis is illustrated in our case of a 53-year-old man who presented with hepatic hydrothorax and ascites, whose workup revealed cirrhosis due to NAFLD.[] Splenomegaly with or without portal hypertension may occur with cirrhosis.[]

  • Gastritis

    Due to recurrent ascites requiring frequent paracenteses, and the clinical aggressiveness of the patient's underlying lymphoma, a second dose of rituximab was administered[] […] positive (negative IgG), CMV viral load of 5700 copies/mL (real-time PCR); autoimmunity study showed antiparietal cell antibodies; abdominal ultrasonography detected homogenous splenomegaly[] He described chronic gastritis as "Gastritide" and erroneously believed that gastritis was the cause of ascites, typhoid fever, and meningitis.[]

  • Hepatitis

    Undoubtedly these declines were caused in part by changes in alcohol consumption rates, but because the mortality rate decline began when consumption was still increasing,[] Drug induced hepatitis Drug induced liver disease Drug-induced cholestatic hepatitis Drug-induced disorder of liver Drug-induced hepatitis Granulomatous hepatitis Hepatic ascites[] Dehydration with drying of mucous membranes Telangiectasis (spider angiomata) and esophageal varices Jaundice Ascites Utricarial rashes Portal Hypertension Hepatomegaly and Splenomegaly[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Recent findings High consumption of red meat does not increase risk of RA, whereas alcohol intake may be protective.[] He subsequently developed ascites. No liver pathology was found, but cardiac analysis including right heart catheterisation revealed constrictive pericarditis.[] It is extremely rare for RA to present as FS or develop after initially presenting as neutropaenia and splenomegaly.[]

  • Hepatitis C

    Even mild to moderate alcohol consumption has recently been shown to increase the prevalence of iron overload[ 110 ].[] […] at 24 755, hepatic encephalopathy at 16 430, sensitive ascites at 2450, moderate chronic hepatitis C at 155, and mild chronic hepatitis C at 145 per year per person.[] Often, the first findings are signs of chronic liver disease (eg, splenomegaly, spider nevi, palmar erythema) or complications of cirrhosis (eg, portal hypertension, ascites[]

  • Hypertriglyceridemia

    The prevalance of hypertriglyceridemia has increased recently due to the changing eating habits, sedentary lifestyle, alcohol consumption, obesity and concomitant diabetes[] The imagistic investigations showed ascites and paralytic ileus.[] The potential etiologies of splenomegaly vary with the patient’s age.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Recent publications have indicated that acute alcohol consumption is associated with some electrolyte and metabolite disturbances, which tend to normalize after even a short[] Although this is a short-term, expensive treatment, it can help mobilize ascites and increase serum albumin.[] Leukopenia and Thrombocytopenia due to direct bone marrow effect, but also from cirrhosis/splenomegaly.[]

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