Disease Information for Ascites, refractory

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bilateral thigh edema
Prominent venous plexus/cutaneous
Abdominal Distension
Abdominal distension/protrusion/sign
Abdominal Distention
Abdominal fluid wave on exam
Abdominal Mass
Abdominal wall edema
Flank bulge sign
Increased abdominal girth/Potbelly
Protruberant Abdomen
Shifting dullness/abdomen
Signs of ascites
Weight gain in Elderly
Right Flank Mass
Edema of Lower Extremities
Orthopnea
Flank Mass
Weight gain
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/High Salt Intake
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/Ascites signs
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Ascites
Edema
Flood Syndrome/Umbilical rupture
Hyperaldosteronism, secondary
Peritoneal Effusion
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
CLASS/Peritoneal disorder (ex)
CLASS/Serosal disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Diuretic
RX/Potassium-sparing diuretic
RX/Triamterene (Dyrenium)
SX/Portacaval shunting/TIPS
SX/Therapeutic paracentesis.
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Transvenous Peritoneal drainage shunt (PVS)
Other Treatments
TX/Salt restriction
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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