List clinical features.
Progressive abdominal distention ; symptoms associated with increased abdominal distention include
Diarrhea, which, if chronic, may be associated with features of malnutrition
Fluid wave test: wave produced by tapping one side of the abdomen in a patient in supine position; this wave will be transmitted to the other side via ascitic fluid.
Shifting dullness: change of resonance from dull to tympanic resonance when patient changes from supine to lateral decubitus position.
Flank dullness: typically elicited only if > 1.5 L of ascitic fluid is present 
Abdominal pain may be present
Abdominal wall hernias (e.g., umbilical, inguinal, or incisional hernias)
Peripheral or generalized edema