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Chylous ascites

Chylous ascites: Introduction

Chylous ascites: A rare disorder involving obstruction of the drainage of the abdominal lymph glands which results in abdominal accumulation of milky white fluid. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chylous ascites is available below.

Symptoms of Chylous ascites

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Chylous ascites: Deaths

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Causes of Chylous ascites

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Disease Topics Related To Chylous ascites

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Chylous ascites: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Chylous ascites

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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad"...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Chylous ascites

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Chylous ascites: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Chylous ascites

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Clinical Trials for Chylous ascites

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Definitions of Chylous ascites:

Chylous ascites is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chylous ascites, or a subtype of Chylous ascites, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Chylous ascites as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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