hydrothorax


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hydrothorax

[‚hī·drə′thȯr‚aks]
(medicine)
Collection of serous fluid in the pleural spaces.
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Severe ascites may be accompanied by hydrothorax, particularly on the right side, due to the transfer of the abdominal fluid to the chest through the thoracic duct.
To our knowledge, there are no reported cases of refractory hepatic hydrothorax in the literature as a complication of Systemic Sclerosis and NRH.
Braun, "Bilateral hydrothorax related with hydromediastinum after accidental dislocation of a central venous catheter," Der Anaesthesist, vol.
Postoperative course was significant for ascites and hydrothorax requiring prolonged weaning and tracheostomy.
Primary indications for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt formation Indication Number of patients (%) Variceal hemorrhage 95 (45) Refractory ascites 77 (36) PV/SMV thrombosis 17 (8) Budd-Chiari syndrome 12 (6) Hepatic hydrothorax 6 (3) Not recorded 4 (2) PV, portal vein; SMV, superior mesenteric vein.
Photograph showing petechial haemorrhages on serous membranes and hydrothorax with presence of straw coloured fluid
The following article will discuss and review the risk of the complications of chest tubes compared with thoracentesis in cirrhotic patients with hepatic hydrothorax.
ARD event IDC-8 IDC-9 IDC-10 Pleural mesothelioma -- -- C450 Peritoneal mesothelioma -- -- C451 Unspecified mesothelioma -- -- C459 Malign pleural Neoplasm 1630 163 C384 Asbestosis 5152 501 J61 Pleural plaques -- -- J920 Unspecified pleural disease 5110 5110 J948 Unspecified fibrothorax 5110 5110 J941 Hydrothorax 5112 5118 J90 Rounded atelectasis unspecified 5190 5180 J981 Pneumoconiosis 5159 505 J64 Chronic restricted aerial flow -- -- -- Note.
Thoracentesis was performed and pleural fluid analysis revealed a transudative fluid consistent with hepatic hydrothorax. Pleural fluid microbiology was negative for infection and cytology studies were negative for malignancy.
Cass, "Fibroma of the ovary with ascites and hydrothorax," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol.
Computed tomography (CT) scan demonstrated left hydrothorax with contrast material, small left pneumothorax, and postoperative alterations at the area of the left kidney.