Clinical Case Database / Category: Patient Management

Ascites and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

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Sam Bailey F1, Abhishek Joshi ST2, Salman Uppal SPR, Howard Curtis Consultant
Foundation Years Journal, volume 5, issue 8, p.11 (123Doc Education, London, September 2011)


A 58 year old lady presented to the Emergency Department with a 2 month history of lethargy and increasing shortness of breath. She had also noted abdominal swelling for the past 3 weeks, which her GP has told her is "fluid in her abdomen". Her ankles have also become swollen.

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Sam Bailey F1


Abhishek Joshi ST2


Salman Uppal SPR


Howard Curtis Consultant

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Department of Gastroenterology
Princess Royal University Hospital
Farnborough Kent.




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