A 5½ month old girl with ascites

  • Luthfun Nahar Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • A. S. M. Bazlul Karim Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Md. Wahiduzzaman Mazumder Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Zannatul Ferdous Sonia Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
Keywords: Ascites, Case Presentation, Chylous, Congenital

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A 5½ month old girl, 2nd issue of non-consanguineous parents from Jamalpur immunized as per EPI schedule, presented at the outpatient department with the history of abdominal distension since 2 months of her age which gradually increased day by day (Figure 1). She also had  a history of fever for 1 month which was low-grade, intermittent in nature but not documented and subsided after taking antipyretic. She had no history of cough, contact with tuberculosis patient, jaundice, pale stool, diarrhea, scanty micturition,  abdominal trauma or any history of surgery. Her elder brother was healthy and there was no family history of such type illness.

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2018-05-29
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Nahar, L., Karim, A. S. M., Mazumder, M., & Sonia, Z. (2018). A 5½ month old girl with ascites. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 11(2), 139-144. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v11i2.36255
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Case Presentation