DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Side view of the distended abdomen of a 74 year old female patient caused by ascites, a collection of fluid in the peritoneal cavity between the organs and abdominal wall. Ascites occurs in many different conditions, in this case it is due to non-hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), a cancer of the B-cells in the body's immune system.
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