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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 143--144

Urinary ascites

K Abirami1, G Sivaramakrishna1, AY Lakshmi2, V Sivakumar1 
1 Department of Nephrology, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, India
2 Department of Radiology, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, India

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V Sivakumar
Department of Nephrology, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati - 517 507
India

A middle-aged male presented with abdominal pain and ascites following a fall in alcoholic intoxicated state. Evaluation revealed microscopic hematuria and severe renal failure. Ascitic fluid analysis showed high urea and creatinine values suggesting it to be a urinary ascites. Retrograde cystography confirmed intraperitoneal bladder rupture. Following continuous bladder drainage ascites subsided and serum creatinine has reduced to 3 mg/dL. This case report highlights the importance of ascitic fluid analysis as a pointer to diagnose urinary ascites secondary to intraperitoneal bladder rupture.

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Abirami K, Sivaramakrishna G, Lakshmi A Y, Sivakumar V. Urinary ascites.Indian J Nephrol 2012;22:143-144

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Abirami K, Sivaramakrishna G, Lakshmi A Y, Sivakumar V. Urinary ascites. Indian J Nephrol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2021 Jan 17 ];22:143-144
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