Ascites

Is A
Peritoneal fluid
May Cause
Anterior indentation on rectosigmoid junction
Bilateral elevated diaphragm
Bilateral pulmonary underaeration
Chronic nonobstructive small bowel distention
Cystic pelvic mass
Decreased abdominal gas in a newborn
Decreased abdominal gas in an adult
Free fluid in cul-de-sac
Increased retrogastric or retroduodenal space
Inferior vena cava obstruction
Large fetal abdomen during third trimester
Massive pleural effusion
Middle mediastinal lesion
Pericholecystic fluid
Peritoneal disease
Pleural effusion with disease in abdomen
Pleural effusion with normal lungs
Small pleural effusion with subsegmental atelectasis
Striations in thickened gallbladder wall
Transudative pleural effusion
May Be Caused by
 Common
Infectious peritonitis
Lymphoma
Peritonitis
Portal vein thrombosis
 Uncommon
Abscess
Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
Battered child syndrome
Benign ovarian tumor
Bile peritonitis
Bowel rupture
Budd-Chiari syndrome
Chronic right heart failure
Chronically ill patients
Cirrhosis
Constrictive pericarditis
Cystic liver mesenchymal hamartoma
Ectopic pregnancy
Familial Mediterranean fever
Fetal cytomegalovirus infection
Fetal toxoplasmosis infection
Filariasis
Galactosialidosis
Galactosialidosis variant
Gaucher disease
GM1 gangliosidosis
Heart failure
Hemoperitoneum
Hepatic gumma
Hereditary pancreatitis
Hypoalbuminemia
Hypothyroidism
Inflammatory lymph nodes
Invasion by neoplastic disease
Kaposi sarcoma
Leukemia
Malignant neoplasm
Mediastinal mass
Meigs syndrome
Ménétrier disease
Mesenteric mesothelioma
Mesenteric metastasis
Metastatic disease in lymphatics
Milroy disease
Mitral stenosis
Nephrotic syndrome
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
Pancreatitis
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Perforated peptic ulcer
Peritoneal dialysis
Peritoneal lavage
Peritoneal mesothelioma
Peritoneal metastasis
POEMS syndrome
Rupture of abdominal lymphatics
Ruptured gallbladder empyema
Sarcoidosis
Schistosomiasis
Trisomy 9
Tuberculosis
Tuberous sclerosis
Tumer syndrome
Typhoid fever
Tyrosinemia type 1
Veno-occlusive disease
Vitamin A intoxication
Web in inferior vena cava
Wilson disease

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