Sebastian, S.; Tufte, D.; Croffy, P.; Torrsggiani, W.; Buckley, M. J.
September 2004
Gut;Sep2004, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p1344
Academic Journal
The article presents a clinical case of ascites and asks readers for its diagnosis. A 67 year old woman was presented initially with a history of recurrent urinary tract infections. Five months after initial presentation, the patient presented with abdominal distension and pain. Clinical examination revealed icterus, hepatomegaly and ascites. A computerized tomography scan showed fatty attenuation, caudate lobe hypertrophy and ascites. Gadolinium enhanced magnetic resonance imaging showed that the mass was composed of fat and vascular tissue.


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