ASCITES

ASCITES

Q. 1 Minimal Ascites can be best detected by:

 A USG

 B

Plain X-ray abdomen

 C

MRI

 D

CT scan

Q. 1

Minimal Ascites can be best detected by:

 A

USG

 B

Plain X-ray abdomen

 C

MRI

 D

CT scan

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. is A i.e. USG

Early Detection                   

                   Investigation

  1. Ascites

USG

  2. Pericardial effusion

Echocardiography

  3. Bronchiectasis

CT-Scan

  4. Fetal life

Doppler

  5. Pleural effusion

Lateral decubitus view

  6. Pneumoperitoneum

Erect chest X-ray or left lateral decubitus abdominal X-ray


Q. 2

The following are true regarding ascites except ‑

 A Only when the amount of present exceeds 1500 ml. It can be recognised clinically

 B Shifting dullness is absent when there is a very large accumulation of fluid

 C

In Cirrhosis there is obstruction to the venous outflow of the liver due to obliterrative fibrosis of the infra hepatic venous bed

 D

All

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘a’ 

It can be recognised clinically when the amount of fluid exceeds 150 ml.



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