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149 Possible Causes for Acholic Stool

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Because more than two-thirds of adenocarcinomas occur in the head of the pancreas, abdominal pain, jaundice, pruritus, dark urine, and acholic stools may be presenting symptoms[] stools may be presenting symptoms as a result of obstruction within the biliary tree. 11 Nonspecific findings from cancers of the pancreatic body or tail include unexplained[] Prevalence of Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms Symptoms Patients (%) Cancer in the head of the pancreas Weight loss 92 Jaundice 82 Abdominal pain 72 Anorexia 64 Dark urine 63 Acholic[]

  • Biliary Atresia

    BACKGROUND: The stool color card has been the primary tool for identifying acholic stools in infants with biliary atresia (BA), in several countries.[] Both present with jaundice and acholic stool in neonatal period. Treatment and prognosis of both entities are very different.[] stool 5 days after birth.[]

  • Congenital Bile Acid Synthesis Defect Type 4

    Thus, CBAS4 patients may produce pale or clay-colored, acholic stools, and they may also present with symptoms of fat-soluble vitamin deficiency.[]

  • Neonatal Hepatitis

    Prognosis was found to be poor (40% death or cirrhosis) in babies with perisitently acholic stools, but relatively good (less than 15% death or cirrhosis) in those with jaundice[] Patients usually present with cholestatic jaundice, dark urine, light or acholic stools, and hepatomegaly.[] Dark urine, light or acholic stools, hepatomegaly, and varying degrees of coagulopathy may also be seen.[]

  • Congenital Bile Acid Synthesis Defect Type 2

    Progressive jaundice with dark urine and acholic stools are commonly reported. Jaundice may be accompanied by pruritus, but has been described as atypical elsewhere.[]

  • Choledochal Cyst

    Infantile choledochal cyst (CC) usually presents as jaundice, vomiting, acholic stools, and hepatomegaly, and it can resemble biliary atresia.[] The clinical manifestations were abdominal pain (96.3 %), abdominal distention (92.6 %), vomiting (88.9 %), jaundice (74.1 %), fever (70.4 %), acholic stool (51.8 %), abdominal[] Neonates and infants presented with jaundice, acholic stools and abdominal mass whereas most of the paediatric cases presented with intermittent non-specific abdominal pain[]

  • Extrahepatic Cholestasis

    Infants are jaundiced and often have dark urine (containing conjugated bilirubin), acholic stools, and hepatomegaly.[] References: [10] [8] Clinical features In addition to jaundice, the following signs may also indicate cholestasis : Pale, clay-colored (acholic ) stool Darkening of urine[] Clinically, conjugated hyperbilirubinemia is characterized by jaundice, acholic stools, dark urine and hepatomegaly. [3] The differential diagnosis of conjugated hyperbilirubinemia[]

  • Aagenaes Syndrome

    Signs and symptoms: Main signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, acholic stools, fatigue, hepatomegaly, hyperlipidemia, lymphedema, nausea, vomiting, multiple lipomas,[] stools Clay colored stools 0011985 Biliary tract abnormality 0001080 Fatigue Tired Tiredness [ more ] 0012378 Hepatomegaly Enlarged liver 0002240 Hyperlipidemia Elevated[] Indications for laparotomy 1) Acholic stools & liver biopsy - BA 2) Biopsy equivocal but acholic stools, intrahepatic causes r/o, non excreting HIDA 3) Biopsy equivocal,acholic[]

  • Ascending Cholangitis

    stools pancreatic or biliary malignancy History of biliary reconstruction or endoscopic biliary duct manipulation stricture/indwelling stent occlusion Evaluation: Labs: LFTs[] The patient may also report acholic (putty-coloured) stools and pruritus.[] Other symptoms include the following: Jaundice Fever, chills, and rigors Abdominal pain Pruritus Acholic or hypocholic stools Malaise The patient's medical history may be[]

  • Cholestatic Jaundice

    Acholic stools / Obstructive jaundice Biliary surgery / Stones, Cholangitis Pregnancy Inflammatory bowel disease / Cholangitis Surgery / Post-op jaundice Prior or concurrent[]

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