Describe the accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal

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30. Describe the accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity with liver disease.
hydrostatic pressure and decreased plasma oncotic pressure with weeping of lymph fluid form the surface of the liver. The decrease in circulating plasma volume activates the ADH and the RAAS causing the kidneys to retain water and sodium. The forward theory is a synthesis of the overflow and underfill theories (p. 1343) 31. How does ammonia increase and contribute to hepatic encephalopathy?
32. Which are the early (prodromal) clinical manifestations of hepatitis? 33. Hepatic fat accumulation is seen in which form of cirrhosis?
34. Describe the pathophysiology of alcoholic cirrhosis.
1351) 35. Describe the pathophysiology of acute pancreatitis.

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