Ascites: a loadstar for the diagnosis and management of an intracranial tumor


Gulsen H. H. , Kurtulus A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.62, sa.5, ss.863-867, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 62 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.24953/turkjped.2020.05.021
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.863-867

Özet

Background. Ascites is defined as abnormal fluid retention in the peritoneal cavity and it can be encountered at any age including fetal life. Ascites mostly results from cirrhosis, chronic renal disease and heart failure in childhood. However, there are various reasons for cirrhotic and non-cirrhotic ascites in the pediatric age. Cerebrospinal fluid ascites is one of the rarest.