1. acute injury to liver cells
    2. adverse reactions to medications
    3. drug abuse
  • Budd-Chiari syndrome (blockage of the hepatic veins)
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Heart failure
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Disorders of the pancreas
    1. Acute pancreatitis
    2. Chronic pancreatitis
    3. Pancreatic cancer
  • Direct irritation of the peritoneum
  • Diseases of the ovary
    1. Cancer of the ovary
    2. Meigs syndrome

Symptoms And Signs–


    1. no symptoms
    2. increased abdominal girth and size
    3. shortness of breath
    4. pleural effusions
  • Due to cirrhosis of the liver-
  1. leg swelling
  2. easy bruising
  3. enlargement of the breasts
  4. confusion
  • Due to heart failure
    1. shortness of breath
    2. edema
    3. paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
  • With cancer
    1. pain
    2. weight loss
    3. Fatigue
    4. Abdominal distention.
  • With spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
    1. Abdominal pain
    2. Fever.


  • Dietary salt restriction and medications to assist the body in ridding itself of excess salt and fluid. 
  • Ayurvedic medicines
  • Liver Transplant


  • Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
  • Hepatorenal syndrome

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