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A rare cause of diuretic refractory ascites
  1. Robin Spiller, editor,
  2. G G Di Costanzo1,
  3. A Ragozzino2,
  4. R Niola2,
  5. F Maglione2,
  6. A Ascione3
  1. 1Division of Hepatology, Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli, Italy
  2. 2Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli, Italy
  3. 3Division of Hepatology, Cardarelli Hospital, Napoli, Italy
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Giovan Giuseppe Di Costanzo
    Division of Hepatology, Cardarelli Hospital, Via GB Ruoppolo 59, 80128 Napoli, Italy; bfbdic{at}

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A 63 year old woman was admitted for diuretic refractory ascites. Her mother was affected by chronic renal failure due to polycystic kidney disease and she suffered from arterial hypertension. Ten months before she had presented with abdominal distension; laboratory tests showed serum creatinine 2 mg/dl, normal liver …

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