A 37-year-old man presented with abdominal distention and shortness of breathing

Authors

  • Samia Rahman Department of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Shamim Ahmed Department of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Rajashish Chakrabortty Department of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Mohammed Atiqur Rahman Department of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Chowdhury Meshkat Ahmed Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v13i3.49255

Keywords:

Abdominal distention

Abstract

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A 37-year-old man hailing from Comilla, Bangladesh (about 100 km from the capital, Dhaka, Bangladesh) got admitted himself into out department on 18th  February 2020 with the complaints of abdominal distention for 9 months and shortness of breathing for 7 months. The abdominal distension was sudden in onset, progressive in nature, but there was no history of jaundice, oliguria, any heart disease, or abdominal pain. About 7 months ago, the patient experienced shortness of breathing, which was sudden in onset, gradually progressive, and occurring in mild exertion. It was so severe that the patient was unable to perform his day to day activities.

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Published

2020-09-19

How to Cite

Rahman, S., Ahmed, S., Chakrabortty, R., Rahman, M. A., & Ahmed, C. M. (2020). A 37-year-old man presented with abdominal distention and shortness of breathing. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 13(3), 90–96. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v13i3.49255

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