ascites

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ascites

[ə′sīd·ēz]
(medicine)
An abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity.
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Fetal ascites is rarely noticed but often associated with dystocia in animals.
A rare case of dystocia due to fetal ascites in a buffalo.
On the basis of history and gynaeco-clinical examination the condition was diagnosed to be a case of dystocia due to fetal ascites.
In cases, 4 babies had neural tube defect and 2 had fetal ascites (table-4).
DISCUSSION: Congenital high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS) was defined by Hedrick et al in 1994 as upper airway obstruction that is diagnosed in utero by ultrasound, with concomitant findings of large echogenic lungs, flattened or inverted diaphragms, and dilated airways distal to the obstruction, and fetal ascites or hydrops.

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