Ascites with bilateral pleural effusions

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso


Large abdomen and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

 Homogenous hepatomegaly 180 mm, marked ascites,bilateral pleural effusion.

Colour doppler ultasound shows minimal pulsatile hepatopetal flow in portal vein .

Colour doppler ultrasound of hepatic vein shows triphasic flow may  indicating tricuspid regurgitation.




Case Discussion

Ascites and bilateral pleural effusion.

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Case information

rID: 26151
Case created: 2nd Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2016
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