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Figure 2-3. Abdomen landmarks.
(4)  Inspection. Inspection or observation of the patient's abdomen is crucial.
Look for the following:
(a) Distended abdominal veins (ascites)--indicated by an obstruction of
the portal vein or vena cava.
(b) Spider nevi--indicated by dilated capillaries resembling a spider.
(c)  Herniation--the protrusion of a structure through the peritoneum
within the abdominal wall.
(d) Masses.
(e) Distention (ascites or gas)--indicated by tight, glistening prominent
veins or umbilical protrusion.
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