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Ascites From Lymph Leaks
Harder to treat: It is much harder to treat, usually dietary changes are used. Sometimes an interventional radiologist(image guided surgeon) can identify the problem and block the leak, but it is a very specialized procedure. The interventional radiology group at university of pennsylvania has significant experience with this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does ascites fluid leak into the groin area after a hernia repair if you have cirrhosis with ascites.
No: Spinal fluid leakage would not communicate with the breast tiisue. ...Read more
I paid 49 dollars this morning for question-does stage4 cirrhosis cause portal lymph nodes to swell in main portal vein and pancreas and splenic hilum?
What kind of damage takes places when abscessed serosanguineous fluid fills up internally (pelvis 2 lungs) due 2 anastamotic leak left untreated 6days?
Sepsis: The biggest risk is systemic infection where the infection spreads to the blood stream and starts causing severe inflammation and organ system dysfunction. Infected fluid in the abdomen can also lead to scarring in the abdomen called adhesions. Sorry that you are having to deal with that. ...Read more
What are some causes of new and enlarged lymph node in the abdomen? Tests ruled out: infection, acid, leak, twisted and kinked bowels/intestines.
It depends---: We need to know the medical history in terms of any symptoms/ medical complaints....especially why was your abdomen checked? what test did they use? US or CT scan. What was the size of the lymph nodes?. If the nodes are significant they will produce some symptoms. Then you should get repeat imaging studies done to see if the nodes get any larger or not. Right now I would not worry unless they grow ...Read more
Endoscopy EUS showed several enlarged lymph nodes between pancreas and liver. Pancreas has inflammation and scar tissue. What could cause lymph nodes?
I have stage4 cirrhosis would that cause several swollen portal lymph nodes in pancreas and spleen
Men or boys!: Adult type hydrocele (non- communicating) - fluid comes from secretion or reaction to trauma, inflammation or torsion by inner layer of tunica vaginalis surrounding testis which is or has been produced faster than it is absorbed. In boys/toddlers or infants with communicating hydrocele, fluid comes from peritoneal cavity thru the communication. ...Read more
Does mets to lymphnode next to hepatic artery mean the cancer has spread via blood? Is mets to perilymphonodal adipose tissue = mets to peritoneum?
Well...: Metastasis through blood stream usually denotes distant organs.. Lymph node involvement is spread through lymphatics... Often both go together. Perilymphnodal adipose tissue has nothing to do with perineum. Peilymphnodal means "around the lymph node" Keep the faith. lots of cancers are curable these days... ...Read more
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