This category contains information for patients, their families and caregivers, about Ascites.

Commonly associated with cirrhosis of the liver and portal hypertension, ascites is the accumulation of protein-containing fluid in the peritoneal cavity.

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eMedicine: Ascites
Clinical article by Ralil Shah, MD explains three theories of ascites formation with cirrhosis, symptoms, risk factors, causes, common tests and procedures, and treatment.
Hepatitis Central: What is Ascites?
Information includes contributing factors, symptoms, diagnostic tests and procedures, and treatment.
Merck Manual: Ascites
Describes this condition, most often associated with cirrhosis of the liver, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
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February 22, 2014 at 12:08:53 UTC
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