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672 Possible Causes for Ascites, Varicose Veins

  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome

    A PVS is a treatment option for ascites due to BCS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This increased pressure, called portal hypertension , can result in dilated, twisted (varicose) veins in the esophagus ( esophageal varices ).[merckmanuals.com] Here we report a 20-year-old man with the syndrome and low-gradient ascites due to a huge liver mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Portal Hypertension

    The serum-ascites albumin gradient value of 1.9 g/dL and the total protein level in the ascites of 3.1 g/dL indicated the ascites to have been caused by portal hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At the 1-month follow-up, varicose veins were no longer seen on the ultrasound exam.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chylous ascites as a consequence of acute pancreatitis is very rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arteriovenous Fistula

    BACKGROUND Splenic arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is a rare cause of portal hypertension which may manifest with abdominal pain, diarrhea, ascites, and/or hematemesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Radiofrequency ablation of the superficial venous systems has become one of the mainstays of minimally invasive approaches to varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] also be reported, most frequently if the flow via the AVF is greater than 1/5 of the cardiac output, and include peripheral edema, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, and ascites[symptoma.com]

  • Portal Vein Thrombosis

    Peritoneal tuberculosis can present with unusual manifestations such as portal vein thrombosis and transudative ascites causing a diagnostic dilemma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It also results in dilated, twisted (varicose) veins in the esophagus (called esophageal varices ) and often in the stomach (called gastric varices).[merckmanuals.com] We report a case of refractory ascites and portal vein thrombosis to emphasize the role of TIPS in the treatment for this condition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease

    Multivariate regression revealed that gallbladder wall thickness and ascites (odds ratio   35.370, 56.393) were associated with VOD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Portal hypertension can result in dilated, twisted (varicose) veins in the esophagus ( esophageal varices ).[msdmanuals.com] Varicose veins in the esophagus may rupture and bleed, sometimes profusely, causing people to vomit blood and often go into shock .[merckmanuals.com]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Hepatic fibrosis was not evident, in spite of the transudative ascites and active esophageal varices.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] veins in the esophagus which can rupture).[disability-benefits-help.org] About 10% of patients presented with complications such as ascites (10.3%), variceal bleeding (5.8%) and/or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) (1.3%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemoperitoneum

    Ascites with right pleural effusion initially suggested fetal hydrops.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] SHiP has been associated with endometriosis, rupture of uterine artery or varicose veins and aneurysms of the splenic artery.[npeu.ox.ac.uk] Computed tomography revealed a ruptured liver metastasis and the presence of hemorrhagic ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    The serum-ascites albumin gradient value of 1.9 g/dL and the total protein level in the ascites of 3.1 g/dL indicated the ascites to have been caused by portal hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This causes the veins to enlarge, forming "varices" ( varicose veins ). These varices can tear and bleed, and this bleeding can be life threatening.[emedicinehealth.com] […] with cirrhosis and ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[icd10data.com] vein formation in the esophagus and stomach.[northpointrecovery.com] Improvement was also seen in coagulability, ascites, icterus and consciousness. Case 2: The patient was a 49-year-old man.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    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.[healthunlocked.com] Functional characteristics of cirrhosis of liver failure liver cells (jaundice, coma), portal hypertension ( ascites , an enlarged spleen , varicose veins of the esophagus[medicalency.com] […] with ascites Liver cirrhosis: Liver cirrhosis with ascites and splenomegaly Liver cirrhosis: Liver cirrhosis with an irregular liver contour and ascites Liver cirrhosis:[ultrasoundcases.info]

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