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426 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Hypoglycemia, Jaundice

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    He also had C/O abdominal distension and pedel edema.  Abdominal distension since 6 months.  K/C/O alcoholic liver disease, admitted for the same.  H/O pedal edema - pitting[slideshare.net] It has a lengthy latent period, usually followed by the sudden appearance of abdominal pain and swelling, hematemesis, dependent edema, or jaundice.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Screen for hypoxia, hypoglycemia, anemia, hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, and other potential metabolic or endocrine factors; correct as indicated.[aafp.org]

  • 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] There are different kinds, including: Insulinomas produce large amounts of the hormone insulin which can result in hypoglycemia ( low blood sugar).[pathology.jhu.edu]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Jaundice and related symptoms Jaundice is yellowing of the eyes and skin.[cancer.org] Cancer - pancreas; Cancer - pancreatic; Pancreatic cancer; Islet cell tumors; Islet of Langerhans tumor; Neuroendocrine tumors; Peptic ulcer - islet cell tumor; Hypoglycemia[medlineplus.gov] Teach the patient and family the care related to surgically induced diabetes: symptoms and appropriate treatment for hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, procedure for performing[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Fatty Liver

    Severe hepatopathy accompanied by jaundice used to be considered a rare complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , Spain. cgutierrezj@telefonica.net Abstract Here we report a 7-month-old girl with long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase (LCHAD) deficiency with hypoketotic hypoglycemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypoglycemia is considered a very important feature in this rare disorder and should help in deciding the diagnosis in an appropriate setting, but there was no hypoglycemia[sjmms.net]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    We report a case of diabetic myonecrosis in a 33-year-old man with hepatitis B-induced liver cirrhosis and type 2 diabetes who presented with abdominal distension and pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient also presented with acute encephalopathy, jaundice, right upper quadrant abdominal pain and hyperbilirubinaemia (total bilirubin of 8.1 mg/dL with direct bilirubin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cardinal symptoms include fasting hypoglycemia, lactic acidosis and hepatomegaly as well as neutropenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heart Failure

    At each visit, healthcare providers should record the patient’s body weight and sitting and standing blood pressures and determine the degree of jugular venous distension[content.onlinejacc.org] […] and perinatal jaundice 33 35 88 89 1 Pneumonia (except that caused by tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases) 55 25 148 61 -59 Short gestation, low birth weight,[web.archive.org] […] rate of recurrent heart failure, whereas its benefit in reducing the risk of metabolic and nutritional disorders largely reflects a reduced incidence of hypokalemia and hypoglycemia[doi.org]

  • 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] The patient has the same mutation (c.547C T; p.Arg183Trp) as the first case and presented with neonatal lactic acidosis, hypoglycemia and severe episodes of liver failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    In milder cases, common problems include nausea, vomiting, fever, jaundice, appetite loss, weight loss, abdominal pain and abdominal distension (pressure-related enlargement[addiction.com] The term acute alcoholic cholestasis is suggested for this apparently distinct syndrome of cholestatic jaundice in the absence of hepatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They developed hypoglycemia, dehydration, lactic acidosis, and renal failure after drinking a large volume of alcohol without eating for 1 week before onset.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

    She became tachypneic and tachycardiac with increased abdominal distension and decreased urine output. She landed in Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation.[omicsonline.org] Jaundice, fever, abdominal pain, anorexia, and nausea are some of the main complaints, whereas liver failure and coagulopathy can lead to both maternal and fetal death in[symptoma.com] Raised transaminases and serum bilirubin as well as coagulopathy were found in all patients (100%), while hypoglycemia was found in 8 patients (53%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Because both beta cells, which produce insulin, and alpha-cells, which produce glucagon, are destroyed, this can result in severe hypoglycemia with the use of insulin for[physio-pedia.com]

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