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156 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Jaundice, Tenderness in the Right Upper Quadrant

  • 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] We report the case of a 47-year-old male patient who presented with right upper quadrant pain, tenderness, mild jaundice, moderately elevated liver function tests, and ultrasound[ncbi.nlm.nih.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] This patient initially presented with painless jaundice and computed tomography (CT) revealed a mass in the head of the pancreas.[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] Physical examination revealed tenderness at the right upper quadrant of the abdomen.[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]

  • 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]

  • 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] First published on SonoWorld Case Presentation 35 year old female presents with right upper quadrant pain. Caption: Transverse Image of Right Upper Quadrant.[123sonography.com]

  • 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] Patients may complain of abdominal pain after the procedure.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Gallstone Ileus

    An 89-year-old woman presented with an 8-day history of increasing abdominal distension, pain and associated nausea. Abdominal X-ray demonstrated large bowel dilation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 95 year-old woman presented with upper abdominal pain and jaundice; ultrasound demonstrated gallstones.[endoatlas.com] There was mild tenderness in the midepigastrium and right upper and lower quadrants, but no rebound tenderness or guarding.[accessemergencymedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • 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] Some patients with ALD may be asymptomatic while others may present with a wide range of symptoms such as nausea, dry retching, diarrhea, anorexia, right upper quadrant pain[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    Generally patients are asymptomatic but non-specific symptoms such as abdominal pain, distension, nausea, vomiting and constipation can be presented.[semanticscholar.org] "Liver disorders include jaundice, hepatitis, cirrhosis, tumours, vascular obstruction, abscess, and glycogen-storage diseases" 肝病包括黄疸、肝炎、肝硬化、肿瘤、血管阻塞、脓疮和肝醣贮积病。[hujiang.com] He had tenderness in the right upper quadrant but no rebound tenderness.[mdedge.com]

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