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Ascites is the accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity. Although most commonly related to hepatic dysfunction there are other causes and the management of ascites is dictated by the underlying disease. If the ascites is the presenting symptom or causing clinical instability, fluid removal may be indicated.
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Last updated: August 2, 2018
Ayub, Suniah S, and Janice A Taylor. "Ascites." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829671/all/Ascites.
Ayub SS, Taylor JA. Ascites. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829671/all/Ascites. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Ayub, S. S., & Taylor, J. A. (2018). Ascites. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829671/all/Ascites
Ayub SS, Taylor JA. Ascites [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829671/all/Ascites.
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