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Ascites

Ascites

Ascites is the abnormal buildup of fluid in the abdomen. Technically, it is more than 25 ml of fluid in the peritoneal cavity , although volumes greater than 1 liter may occur. Symptoms may include increased abdominal size, increased weight, abdominal discomfort, and shortness of breath.. Complications can include spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

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