Pediatric ascites occurs when fluid builds up in the abdomen, which leads to swelling.
Pediatric ascites is an accumulation of fluid between the lining of the abdomen and abdominal organs. In children, liver, kidney and heart disorders are the most common causes.
American Board of Pediatrics(Pediatric Transplant Hepatology),
American Board of Pediatrics,
American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology