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960 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Jaundice

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    Symptoms: abdominal distension, weight loss, fatigue, jaundice, pruritus, coffee-ground vomit, melaena and confusion.[kenhub.com] 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] Besides cirrhosis, the affected person may show jaundice, gastrointestinal bleeding, and kidney failure. Read More[britannica.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] Nausea and vomiting Raised blood pressure Dehydration Internal bleeding Elevated heart rate and breathing rate Fever Jaundice Weight loss and loss of appetite Chronic pancreatitis[news-medical.net] […] compartment syndrome Impaired cardiac contractility (acidaemia and SIRS-associated cardiomyopathy) Hypoxaemia and respiratory failure Atelectasis (abdominal pain and distension[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • 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] Differential diagnosis Vague abdominal discomfort, distension, nausea, flatulence and intolerance of fats may also be caused by reflux , peptic ulcers , irritable bowel syndrome[patient.info]

  • 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] This patient initially presented with painless jaundice and computed tomography (CT) revealed a mass in the head of the pancreas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Jaundice and related symptoms Jaundice is yellowing of the eyes and skin.[cancer.org] Jaundice. Pancreatic cancer that blocks the liver's bile duct can cause jaundice. Signs include yellow skin and eyes, dark-colored urine, and pale-colored stools.[mayoclinic.org] Pancreatic cancer leads to multiple symptoms, the most characteristic of which being abdominal pain that radiates to the back, jaundice, and weight loss.[symptoma.com]

  • Cytomegalovirus Infection

    ., 6-weeks-old, born small for gestational age, was admitted in our Hospital for gastrointestinal signs: diarrhea, abdominal distension, observed three days earlier.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RATIONALE: Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD) is a rare congenital disorder that may cause jaundice in infants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 50-year-old Caucasian man with AIDS, presented 3 weeks after developing abdominal pain and distension. He was treated for CMV retinitis in the past.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Porphyria

    Ileus and bladder distension may be present.[web.archive.org] ., and Thomson S. ( 1948 ) A case of chronic porphyria associated with recurrent jaundice. Quarterly Journal of Medicine 51: 123 - 137.[doi.org] Jaundice may or may not be present. [54] A focused neurologic exam should be performed to identify motor and sensory deficits and peripheral neuropathy.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Fatty Liver

    Severe hepatopathy accompanied by jaundice used to be considered a rare complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE SUMMARY: A 61-year-old obese man presented with jaundice, nausea, fatigue, and an unintentional weight loss 2 weeks following initiation of metformin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These signs can include a yellow tone to the skin and whites of eyes (jaundice) and brownish urine.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Wolman Disease

    Affected infants show signs of lipid storage in most tissues, including hepatosplenomegaly, abdominal distension, vomiting, steatorrhea, failure to thrive, and adrenal calcifications[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] LAL is responsible of Wolman disease (WD), a severe systemic disease manifesting in the first days of life with vomiting, diarrhea, failure to thrive, hepatosplenomegaly, jaundice[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wolman disease is characterized by neonatal abdominal distension, major or even massive hepatosplenomegaly and calcified adrenal glands, cholesteryl ester storage disease[orpha.net]

  • 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] On examination, she had mild abdominal distension with absent bowel sounds. Abdominal sonography showed a normal biliary tract and pancreas.[journals.lww.com]

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