Cirrhosis

Case contributed by Dr Abhijit Chikhlikar

Presentation

Swelling & Fullness of abdome.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Ultrasound study shows a full spectrum of cirrhosis:  nodular margins of liver, dilated portal vein, ascites, splenomegaly and hepatofugal flow on portal vein

Case Discussion

Cirrhosis is the common endpoint of a wide variety of chronic disease processes which cause hepatocellular necrosis.

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Case information

rID: 21027
Case created: 30th Dec 2012
Last edited: 12th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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