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136 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Clay-Colored Stool, Jaundice

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    When a gallstone gets trapped, it can lead to an intestinal obstruction, called gallstone ileus, leading to abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, and abdominal distension[en.wikipedia.org] A 61-year-old man presented with upper abdominal pain and jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You may feel: Sharp, cramping, or dull pain Steady pain Pain that spreads to your back or below your right shoulder blade Other symptoms that may occur include: Clay-colored[medlineplus.gov]

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Abdominal distension: Swelling of the abdomen, usually due to an increased amount of intestinal gas.[webmd.com] A 70-year-old Caucasian male presented with vague complaints of nausea, vomiting and abdominal distention, with subsequent development of jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of pancreatic cancer include: Diarrhea Dark urine and clay-colored stools Fatigue and weakness Sudden increase in blood sugar level (diabetes) Jaundice (a yellow[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Jaundice and related symptoms Jaundice is yellowing of the eyes and skin.[cancer.org] ., diabetes pills) to insulin jaundice manifested by: yellow eyes clay-colored stools tea colored urine pruritis (itchy skin) ** Importantly, these signs and symptoms may[pancyst.org] […] characterized by anorexia, flatulence, weakness, dramatic weight loss, epigastric or back pain, jaundice, pruritus, a palpable abdominal mass, recent onset of diabetes, and clay-colored[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Neonatal Hepatitis

    Infants with this condition are usually jaundiced. Jaundice that is caused by neonatal hepatitis is not the same as physiologic neonatal jaundice.[en.wikipedia.org] The younger brother developed jaundice and clay-colored stools at the age of 1 month.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These included persistence of clay-colored stool, presence of splenomegaly, ascites or anemia, high peak total and direct bilirubin, low nadir albumin levels, diffuse giant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Choledochal Cyst

    We report on a 68-year-old woman who had experienced epigastric abdominal distension and nausea for over 1 year.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hemobilia with jaundice as a result of cholestasis and bleeding from choledochal cyst is uncommon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Soft mass that can be felt in the upper-right belly Pale or clay-colored stools (feces) Fever, if they have an infection (cholangitis) If they have an inflamed pancreas (pancreatitis[seattlechildrens.org]

  • Cholelithiasis

    An infant presented with abdominal distension and failure to thrive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After "simple" cholecystectomy for lithiasis, biliary disorders can appear, with the onset more than 3 years postoperative, like cholangitis or transitory jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clay-colored stools. Nausea and vomiting. Tests to Diagnose Cholelithiasis Ultrasound of the abdomen. CT scan of the abdomen.[epainassist.com]

  • Obstructive Jaundice

    He had developed swelling of the feet, abdominal distension and abdominal pain during the last month.[termedia.pl] Our report highlights the varied aetiology of obstructive jaundice and the importance of including biliary ascariasis in the differential diagnosis of the jaundiced patient[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Table 2 Clinical presentation of obstructive jaundice Jaundice 48(41.4%) 68(58.6%) 116(100%) Clay colored stool 42(36.2%) 62(53.4%) 104(89.6%) Pruritis 40(34.5%) 50(43.1%)[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com]

  • Liver Failure

    In December 2015, at the time of the patient's progression from his Hodgkin lymphoma after fourth line treatment, he developed persistent fevers, abdominal distension, jaundice[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rare disease associated with jaundice, coagulopathy, and hepatic encephalopathy.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Clay-colored stools Weight loss and muscle wasting Tendency to bruise and bleed easily Ascites (fluid in the abdomen) Night blindness Decreased energy and fatigue Mental[emoryhealthcare.org]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    Conversely, the causes other than stone (principally tumours), would result in the distension of gallbladder, felt on abdominal palpation. 19.[de.slideshare.net] By comparing them, was observed that fever and jaundice were the signs and symptoms with statistical significance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clay-colored stool – the characteristic brownish color of the stool is given to it by the bile.[ahealthgroup.com]

  • Pancreatitis

    Between 50 and 90 percent of patients have signs of abdominal distension or muscle spasms with epigastric pain and left upper-quadrant tenderness. 3, 6 Other signs are fever[web.archive.org] Detection and diagnosis When making a diagnosis, the doctor checks for signs of jaundice, weakness, emaciation, diarrhea and/or foul-smelling stool.[gwhospital.com] […] left or middle abdomen, which may: Worsen after eating or drinking Worsen when lying flat on the back Radiate to the back or below the shoulder blades Nausea or vomiting Clay-colored[medstargeorgetown.org]

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