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as·ci·tes

 (ə-sī′tēz)
n. pl. ascites
An abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity.

[Middle English aschites, from Late Latin ascītēs, from Greek askītēs, from askos, belly, wineskin.]

as·cit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
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ascites

(əˈsaɪtiːz)
n, pl ascites
(Pathology) accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity
[C14: from Latin: a kind of dropsy, from Greek askitēs, from askos wineskin]
ascitic adj
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as•ci•tes

(əˈsaɪ tiz)

n.
accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
[1350–1400; < Medieval Latin < Greek askítēs (hýdrōps) abdominal (edema) =ask(ós) belly + -itēs -ite1]
as•cit•ic (əˈsɪt ɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ascites - accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavityascites - accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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Translations

as·ci·tes

n. ascitis, acumulación de líquido en la cavidad abdominal.
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ascites

n ascitis f
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Chylous ascites as a late complication of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) in patients with HIV and colonic Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) is an uncommon occurrence and has rarely been reported in the literature.
were chylous ascites (4.3%), which is significantly greater than the 0.4%-1.7% rate reported in a primary open series [4, 9, 36].
Chylous ascites is a rare cause of turbid dialysate and has been associated with lymphoma, pancreatitis, and superior vena cava syndrome.
Abdominocentesis was performed for diagnosis, and 99 mL of ascitic fluid was drained, containing 92% lymphocytes; hence, diagnosis of chylous ascites was made.
Pulmonary vein occlusion causes pulmonary hemorrhage, which causes chylothorax and chylous ascites. The LAMs cells are positive for HMB45 immunostaining, which may be identified from other types of smooth muscle cells.
Additionally, somatostatin analogs have been shown to control chylous effusions and may be effective in cases of persistent chylous ascites (3, 5).
Since then this condition of Chylous ascites is known to be a rare condition.
Biochemical analysis of pleural effusion and ascites showed an elevated level of triglycerides (2.6 mmol/L), indicative of chylothorax and chylous ascites. Significant lymphadenopathy was seen in the cervical, thoracic, and abdominal compartments.
As surgical treatment, See etal and Selli et al reported the use of peritoneovenous shunting in persistent lymphatic leakage.9,10 Chylous ascites was accumulation of lymphatic drainage and seen in retroperitoneal lymph node dissection surgeries.
Filippopoulos, "Diagnosis and management of congenital neonatal chylous ascites," Hippokratia, vol.
Chylous ascites as a presenting sign of prostatic adenocarcinoma.