Cirrhosis

Case contributed by Abhijit Chikhlikar

Presentation

Swelling and fullness of the abdomen.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
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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