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34 Possible Causes for Bilirubin Increased, Foul Smelling Stool

  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    She presented with jaundice, pruritus, and increased bilirubin levels, together with elevated gamma glutamyl transferase and alkaline phosphatase levels.[] Also, these patients produce copious amounts of foul-smelling stool, which may persist following liver transplant.[] The main clinical features were early onset of loose, foul-smelling stools, jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly, impaired growth with short stature, and in 4 of 6 cases, death between[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    […] level of bilirubin in blood Smooth tongue Cheilosis Dry hair Mouth ulcer Mouth inflammation Macrocytic anemia Tropical Sprue Vs Non Tropical Sprue (Celiac Disease) This condition[] Meals with fatty foods can cause oily, foul-smelling stools. Other symptoms include cramps, nausea, weight loss, gas and indigestion.[] Reduced white blood cell count Low levels of prothrombin in blood Low blood platelet count Reduced acidity of the stomach fluids Low blood cholesterol Low blood protein level Increased[]

  • Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease

    Patients may develop jaundice because of the increased bilirubin levels. If VOD is severe, weight gain and bilirubin levels increase at a faster rate.[] The blood may pass through the digestive tract, making stools black, tarry, and foul-smelling (called melena). When bleeding is severe, shock ensues.[] Symptoms include enlarged liver, increased bilirubin and weight gain due to fluid retention.[]

  • Steatorrhea

    Bile release may get hampered due to obstruction in biliary pathway and causes increased bilirubin in blood which is termed as jaundice.[] Foul smelling stool. Stool too sticky and difficult to flush from toilet pan. Presence of diarrhea. Distension of abdomen.[] Because fat floats in water, the stool with high percentage of fat also floats in the water. The stool is usually frothy and foul-smelling.[]

  • Pancreatitis

    The level of bilirubin in the blood may increase if the common bile duct is blocked. Imaging tests that may be done include: CT scan with contrast dye.[] : lack of bile due to blockage of the main bile duct pale yellow, greasy, foul-smelling stool: Source: iStock What is pancreatitis?[] smelling stools Unexplained weight loss Jaundice Seek medical help if you experience sudden severe pain in your abdomen.[]

  • Bile Acid Synthesis Defect with Cholestasis and Malabsorption

    This probably reflects an increase in bilirubin production.[] Other signs and symptoms may include: poor growth; pale, foul-smelling stools; dark urine; enlarged liver or spleen; and liver disease.[] Patients with liver involvement may have one or more of the following: elevated liver function tests; pale, foul-smelling stools; or poor growth, or failure to thrive, caused[]

  • Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis

    The serum bilirubin level increased during the third trimester of pregnancy but returned to the prepregnant level after delivery.[] […] skin Fatigue Jaundice symptoms like yellowing of the eyes and skin Other manifestations may include: Darkening of exposed areas of the skin Fever Bone pain Pale-colored, foul-smelling[] An increasing serum bilirubin level remains the most important indicator of rapid progression.[]

  • Biliary Atresia

    Biochemical liver function tests showed cholestasis (elevated cholesterol and gamma-GTs) and increased ALT, total bilirubin, conjugated bilirubin, and ALP.[] Other symptoms may include: Dark urine Enlarged spleen Floating stools Foul-smelling stools Pale or clay-colored stools Slow growth Slow or no weight gain The health care[] Other symptoms may include: Dark urine Enlarged spleen Floating stools Foul-smelling stools Pale or clay-colored stools Slow growth Slow or no weight gain Exams and Tests[]

  • Cardiac Cirrhosis

    Causes Causes of increased indirect/unconjugated bilirubin: Haemolysis.[] D: Frothy, foul-smelling stools indicate steatorrhea, caused by impaired fat digestion. 2.[] Within the different laboratory abnormalities, the most common finding is the elevation of the total bilirubin mostly due to increasing indirect bilirubin.[]

  • Benign Recurrent Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    increased markedly.[] It is first noted in infants with loose, foul-smelling stools, evidence of malnutrition, yellow jaundice, enlarged liver and spleen.[] Serum bile acid concentrations increased before the rise in bilirubin, suggesting an acute disturbance in bile acid transport at the onset of the cholestatic attack.[]

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