Cancer Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of ascites

By | October 15, 2011

Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of ascites tumor:
(1) symptoms can rapidly occur in malignant ascites may appear slow, but progress is generally faster. Can only bloating, abdominal discomfort, anorexia, nausea and so on. Faster growth or massive ascites ascites, the breast muscle elevation and difficulty in breathing. Ascites oppression can cause significant gastrointestinal tract, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, a sense of fullness. Massive ascites caused by pressure venous return and lymphatic system disorders, patients often accompanied by edema.
Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of ascites tumor (2) smaller signs when the amount of ascites, the physical examination often not diagnosed, the general amount of ascites in 1000 – 1500ml more to a shifting dullness; Zhouxi bit percussion method can be found in a small amount of ascites (approximately 200ml). Large amount of ascites, it can have a sense of volatility. In addition, the abdomen can significantly uplift. If the intestine has a lot of liquids (such as intestinal obstruction) can produce shifting dullness, but when there is abdominal adhesions, the ascites can be separated parcels, affecting mobility, shifting dullness may be obvious.
Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of ascites tumor
(1) the diagnosis is not difficult to ascites, moderate ascites often more clear symptoms and signs; a small amount of ascites or symptoms and signs of ascites may be atypical imaging findings.
(2) found in ascites in the diagnosis of malignant ascites cancer cells have a decisive significance.
(3) routine laboratory tests including ascites, biochemical, tumor markers and other tests on the identification of the source, nature of some help.
(4) Imaging studies, including B-type ultrasonic examination, CT, MR, etc. on a clear diagnosis of ascites, ascites, are important sources; other B-ascites aspiration biopsy to avoid intra-abdominal organ injury.

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