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Ascites
Tara A. Morgan, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Definitions

              • Abnormal accumulation of fluid within peritoneal cavity (> 50 cc)

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                • Radiographic Findings

                  • CT Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Getnet W et al: The value of ultrasound in characterizing and determining the etiology of ascites. Ethiop J Health Sci. 29(3):383-90, 2019
                                  2. Runyon BA et al: Introduction to the revised American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Practice Guideline management of adult patients with ascites due to cirrhosis 2012. Hepatology. 57(4):1651-3, 2013
                                  3. Tirkes T et al: Peritoneal and retroperitoneal anatomy and its relevance for cross-sectional imaging. Radiographics. 32(2):437-51, 2012
                                  4. Levy AD et al: Secondary tumors and tumorlike lesions of the peritoneal cavity: imaging features with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 29(2):347-73, 2009
                                  5. Runyon BA et al: Management of adult patients with ascites due to cirrhosis: an update. Hepatology. 49(6):2087-107, 2009
                                  6. Hanbidge AE et al: US of the peritoneum. Radiographics. 23(3):663-84; discussion 684-5, 2003
                                  7. AASLD: Practice Guidelines from American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. http://www.aasld.org/sites/default/files/guideline_documents/adultascitesenhanced.pdf
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Pathology

                                        • Clinical Issues

                                          • Diagnostic Checklist

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Definitions

                                              • Abnormal accumulation of fluid within peritoneal cavity (> 50 cc)

                                            IMAGING

                                            • General Features

                                              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                • Radiographic Findings

                                                  • CT Findings

                                                    • Imaging Recommendations

                                                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                        PATHOLOGY

                                                        • General Features

                                                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                            • Presentation

                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                • Treatment

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Getnet W et al: The value of ultrasound in characterizing and determining the etiology of ascites. Ethiop J Health Sci. 29(3):383-90, 2019
                                                                  2. Runyon BA et al: Introduction to the revised American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Practice Guideline management of adult patients with ascites due to cirrhosis 2012. Hepatology. 57(4):1651-3, 2013
                                                                  3. Tirkes T et al: Peritoneal and retroperitoneal anatomy and its relevance for cross-sectional imaging. Radiographics. 32(2):437-51, 2012
                                                                  4. Levy AD et al: Secondary tumors and tumorlike lesions of the peritoneal cavity: imaging features with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 29(2):347-73, 2009
                                                                  5. Runyon BA et al: Management of adult patients with ascites due to cirrhosis: an update. Hepatology. 49(6):2087-107, 2009
                                                                  6. Hanbidge AE et al: US of the peritoneum. Radiographics. 23(3):663-84; discussion 684-5, 2003
                                                                  7. AASLD: Practice Guidelines from American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. http://www.aasld.org/sites/default/files/guideline_documents/adultascitesenhanced.pdf