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Can severe anemia cause ascites?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: No, but other causes

Distinguish causes based on serum-ascites Albumin gradient.
If >1.1: alcoholic hepatitis, cirrhosis, budd-chiari, cardiac, fatty liver of pregnancy, massive liver mets, myxedema, portal vein thrombosis, sinusoidal obstruction syndrome. If.

In brief: No, but other causes

Distinguish causes based on serum-ascites Albumin gradient.
If >1.1: alcoholic hepatitis, cirrhosis, budd-chiari, cardiac, fatty liver of pregnancy, massive liver mets, myxedema, portal vein thrombosis, sinusoidal obstruction syndrome. If.
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