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Ascites (common causes)

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Etiology

  • Cirrhosis (80-85%)
  • Malignancy (10%)
  • Congestive heart failure (3%)
  • Tuberculous peritonitis
  • Dialysis-related
  • Bile or pancreatic ascites
  • Lymphatic tear (chylous ascites)
  • Nephrotic syndrome

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Ascites (common Causes)." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114459/all/Ascites__common_causes_.
Zeiger RF. Ascites (common causes). Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114459/all/Ascites__common_causes_. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Ascites (common causes). In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114459/all/Ascites__common_causes_
Zeiger RF. Ascites (common Causes) [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114459/all/Ascites__common_causes_.
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