Cirrhosis

Case contributed by Dr Abhijit Chikhlikar

Presentation

Swelling and fullness of the abdomen.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Ultrasound study shows a full spectrum of cirrhosis: small liver, nodular margins of the liver, dilated portal vein, ascites, splenomegaly and hepatofugal flow on portal vein. Incidental findings of a left ovarian cyst.

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
Published: 30th Dec 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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