Hydroperitoneum


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Related to Hydroperitoneum: hydrothorax, peritoneal cavity, edema, anasarca, cirrhosis

Hy`dro`per`i`to`ne´um


n.1.(Med.) Same as Ascites.
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Acute hepatic failure characterized by hepatic encephalopathy, severe coagulopathy, jaundice, and hydroperitoneum is associated with high patient mortality, for which there is still no available therapy except liver transplantation limited by the chronic shortage of donor livers (Lee, 1994; Van Thiel et al.