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85 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Jaundice, Scleral Icterus

  • 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] icterus Vascular spiders (spider telangiectasias, spider angiomata) Splenomegaly Testicular atrophy TABLE 2 Common Physical Examination Findings in Patients with Cirrhosis[aafp.org]

  • 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]

  • 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] At 30 hours of life, the infant was noted to have scleral icterus.[nature.com] The ACS described here is based on 5 clinical parameters--Age, Jaundice, Colour of urine and stool and Clinical examination of liver.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] We describe the clinical scenario of fever and progressive jaundice in a 32-year-old female in the postpartum period.[sjmms.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]

  • 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]

  • African Iron Overload

    Abstract Background: Dietary iron overload found in sub‐Saharan Africa might be caused by an interaction between dietary iron and an iron‐loading gene. Caucasian people with ferroportin gene mutations have iron overload histologically similar to that found in African patients with iron overload. Ferroportin is also[…][doi.org]

  • 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] In the presented case, the authors describe an obese middle-aged man that presented to the emergency department for persistent oedema, scleral icterus and fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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