Ascites

Case contributed by RMH Core Conditions

Presentation

?Bowel obstruction.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Central crowding of the bowel loops is consistent with ascites. No evidence of obstruction. No pneumoperitoneum.

Case Discussion

Patient has a history of hepatitis C infection with chronic liver disease. Subsequent ultrasound confirmed gross ascites. 

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