Doctors Lounge - Gastroenterology AnswersBack to Gastroenterology Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 10/15/2017.
Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics
|spag - Thu Sep 16, 2004 12:30 pm||
WHAT IS THE DIAGNOSIS OF RECURRENT COLLECTION OF YELLOWISH GELATINOUS FLUID IN ABDOMEN, L.F.T.-NORMAL, MTB,PCR,DNA-NEGETIVE, NO PAIN IN ABDOMEN
PAPSTAIN;NO MALIGNANCY IS SEEN
URINE OUTPUT NORMAL; PROTEIN- 4.2gm/dl IN ASCITIC FLUID; HAEMOGLOBIN NORMAL UREA-CREATININE IN BORDER LINE
HISTORY OF BLOOD SUGAR AND HYPERTENSION HEPATIC ENCEPALOPATHY BEFORE ONE YEAR; CHOLEYCYSTIC DONE 3 MONTHS AGO
|Dr. Russell M - Sun Sep 19, 2004 9:48 pm||
Liver disease, congestion, alcoholic hepatitis, and cirrhosis are some of the related causes that might bring about these results. Serum-ascites albumin gradient is the best single test for classifying ascites with and without portal hypertension [high BP within the portal system of blood vessels to liver from intestine, spleen, gall bladder, and pancreas].
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.