Fluid in abdominal (peritoneal) cavity. It can be identified by the sign succussion splash or by fluid thrill method. Also the abdomen is dull to percussion if it contains fluid. Ascites may be caused by any disease that is able to cause



Shifting dullness
Fluid thrill
Succussion splash




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