Ascites is defined as a pathologic accumulation of intraperitoneal fluid.
Peritoneal fluid formation is a dynamic process of production and absorption.
In children, ascites is usually ...
Duration of symptoms
Change in bowel habits or urinary color (evidence of GI bleeding)
Use of umbilical catheters in newborn period (increased risk of por...
The management of the ascites should be directed toward the underlying etiology.
Benefits of treatment of ascites should always be weighed against risks and complications of t...
European Association for the Study of the Liver. EASL clinical practice guideline on the management of ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, and hepatorenal syndrome in cirrho...
789.59 Other ascites
789.51 Malignant ascites
014.00 Tuberculous peritonitis, unspecified
R18.8 Other ascites
R18.0 Malignant ascites
A18.31 Tuberculous peritonitis
389026000 Ascites (d...
Q: What etiologies are likely in cases of congenital ascites?
A: Lysosomal storage disorders and/or other metabolic diseases should be excluded. If hepatic function is impaired, causes of neonatal ...
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