Giant Abdominal Cysts Simulating Ascites

J. A. BAR‐MAOR, OMRI Z. LERNAU

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Abstract

In two patients ascites was suspected, but large intra‐abdominal cysts were found on laparotomy. They were of echinococcal and ovarian origin, respectively. When there is doubt about the nature of such abdominal distention, abdominal paracentesis should be avoided and ultrasonography used instead.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-56
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume75
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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