ascites
ascites

ascites

in medicine, ascites, an accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity

symptom, phenomenon, disease, medical condition, medical concept, cause

Parent Class
abdominal distension
Types
Chylous ascites
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ascites
Symptoms, Cause of
peritonitis
ICD Code
"789.5", "R18."
Class
phenomenon, medical condition, symptom, medical concept, cause,  …
Causes
hepatitis C, hypothyroidism, pancreatic cancer, cirrhosis, mesothelioma,  …
Freebase ID
"/guid/9202a8c04000641f8000000000158897"
Diseases DB id
"943"
Mesh ID
"D001201"
Sider URI
http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/sider/resource/side_effects/C0003962
DBPedia URI
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Ascites
Cause
hypothyroidism; pancreatic cancer; cirrhosis; mesothelioma; colorectal cancer;  …
Rare Terms
"abdominal dropsy", "hydroperitoneum", "peritoneal fluid excess", "peritoneal cavity fluid", "ascitic fluid",  …
Freebase Primary MID
"/m/01c24r"

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