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90 Possible Causes for Bloody Ascites

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    In a few patients, the first manifestation of hepatocellular carcinoma is bloody ascites, shock, or peritonitis, caused by hemorrhage of the tumor.[]

  • Malignant Ascites

    Ascitic fluid is bloody in about one-half of patients with HCC and in about 20 % of malignancy-related ascites overall.[] Ascitic fluid will be bloody in about 20% of malignancy-related ascites. Diuretics Consider if there is peripheral oedema or refractory ascites.[] The presence of bloody effusion or major intra-abdominal mass lesions contra-indicates a successful PV shunt.[]

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    An unusual case of a simultaneous tubal and abdominal ectopic pregnancy with the placenta in the intact tube and fetus in the abdominal cavity demonstrating the pathogenesis of secondary abdominal pregnancy subsequently managed by laparoscopic salpingectomy and removal of the abdominal fetus. Copyright 2014[…][]

  • Peritoneal Metastasis

    Tumour Biol. 2017 Jun;39(6):1010428317706207. doi: 10.1177/1010428317706207. Author information 1 1 State Key Laboratory of Cancer Biology & Xijing Hospital of Digestive Diseases, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China. 2 2 Xi'an Central Hospital, Xi'an, China. Abstract Functions of microRNAs have been[…][]

  • Hemoperitoneum

    However, a decrease in hemoglobin with bloody ascites from the paracentesis gave the impression of hemoperitoneum.[] During the operation, about 300 m l of bloody ascites and a ruptured tumor measuring 50 60 35 mm in size was noted between the upper of the stomach and spleen.[] Ascites with right pleural effusion initially suggested fetal hydrops.[]

  • Splenic Rupture

    Splenic rupture carries a high mortality rate in the absence of an early diagnosis. It can occur due to both traumatic and non-traumatic causes. Pain in the upper left abdominal quadrant, hypotension, pallor, tachycardia and abdominal distention are main symptoms. A complete blood count revealing a decreased[…][]

  • Bleeding from an Ectopic Pregnancy

    Fonti utilizzate nella revisione corrente Farinde, A. (Updated 2014 July 2). Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG). Medscape Drugs & Diseases [On-line information]. Available online at through . Accessed September 2014. (Updated 2014 June 5). Pregnancy. U.S. Food and Drug Administration Medical Devices [On-line[…][]

  • Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

    Abstract The course of history changed because of the deaths of these two men. Although the world doesn't remember Chester Allan Arthur (JAG's Vice President), Theodore Roosevelt became one of our most popular presidents. Neither president's injuries were life-threatening, but they died of postoperative[…][]

  • Superior Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis

    Markedly bloody ascites and severely oedematous small intestine were recognized, and angiography then revealed superior mesenteric vein thrombosis.[] Particularly, when CT demonstrated intestinal perforation, transmural bowel necrosis, and abdominal paracentesis revealed bloody ascites.[] Contrast-enhanced CT scan was performed upon completion of thrombolytic therapy or in patients with signs of peritonism or bloody ascites.[]

  • Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction

    When the small bowel becomes necrotic, the ascites seems bloody and the volume is often large.[] Small intestinal necrosis was observed in 17 patients (54.8%), and 13 of those patients presented with massive bloody ascites.[] Therefore, we considered that higher ratio of neutrophils and presence of bloody ascites were associated with intestinal necrosis.[]

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