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Ascites, the accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity is most commonly caused by cirrhosis of the liver. Some of the other causes of ascites include portal hypertension, congestive heart failure, blood clots, and pancreatitis. The most common symptoms include increased abdominal girth and size, abdominal bloating, and abdominal pain. Treatment depends on the cause of ascites.

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Terms related to Ascites:

  • Accumulation of Fluid in the Abdominal Cavity
  • Bloated Stomach
  • Fluid in the Abdominal Cavity