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Co sweeling in whole body

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Ascites, pleural effusion, Oedema feet and periorbital Oedema It is suggestive of anasarca Adv Investigation Complete blood count - look for low Hb, lymphocytosis Liver function test, total protein and albumin - hypoalbuminemia can cause anasarca Renal function test - urine for albumin - Nephrotic syndrome can cause anasarca 2 D ECHO - heart failure can cause anasarca Ascitic fluid and pleural fluid tapping and analysis - To answer Exudative or Transudative effusion

Ascites, pleural effusion, Oedema feet and periorbital Oedema It is suggestive of anasarca Adv Investigation Complete blood count - look for low Hb, lymphocytosis Liver function test, total protein and albumin - hypoalbuminemia can cause anasarca Renal function test - urine for albumin - Nephrotic syndrome can cause anasarca 2 D ECHO - heart failure can cause anasarca Ascitic fluid and pleural fluid tapping and analysis - To answer - Exudative or Transudative effusion Check cells in fluid Check adenosine deaminase levels in fluid Check malignant cells in fluid These may point to diagnosis of anasarca

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