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38 Possible Causes for Clay-Colored Stool, Green Jaundice

  • Obstructive Jaundice

    Table 2 Clinical presentation of obstructive jaundice Jaundice 48(41.4%) 68(58.6%) 116(100%) Clay colored stool 42(36.2%) 62(53.4%) 104(89.6%) Pruritis 40(34.5%) 50(43.1%)[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] […] in appearance in chronic, severe obstructive jaundice (biliverdin).[patient.info] colored stools in 54(49.1%), weight loss in 48( 43.6%), and abdominal lump in 36(32.7%) patients.[ispub.com]

  • Cholestasis

    Jaundice and Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) The increased build-up of bilirubin leads to jaundice, dark colored urine and pale white clay colored stool.[news-medical.net] Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] of bile is blocked, it can cause a variety of symptoms, such as: Itchy skin Pain in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen Inability to digest certain foods Dark urine Clay-colored[tgh.org]

  • Liver Failure

    Clay-colored stools Weight loss and muscle wasting Tendency to bruise and bleed easily Ascites (fluid in the abdomen) Night blindness Decreased energy and fatigue Mental[emoryhealthcare.org] Kayser-Fleischer ring—brown-green ring of copper deposit around the cornea, pathognomonic for Wilson’s disease Nail changes: Muehrcke’s nails—paired horizontal white bands[aafp.org] Redness on the palms of the hands In men, impotence, shrinking of the testicles, and breast swelling Easy bruising and abnormal bleeding Confusion or problems thinking Pale or clay-colored[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Symptoms may include: Pain in the upper right part of your belly (abdomen) Fever Chills Yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice) Nausea and vomiting Clay-colored stools Dark[hopkinsmedicine.org] Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Reddy AN, Grosberg SJ, Wapnick S: Intermittent cholestatic jaundice and nonmetastatic prostatic carcinoma. Arch Intern Med 1977;137:1616–1618.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Secondary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Reddy AN, Grosberg SJ, Wapnick S: Intermittent cholestatic jaundice and nonmetastatic prostatic carcinoma. Arch Intern Med 1977;137:1616–1618.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    […] shrinking of the testicles, and breast swelling Easy bruising and abnormal bleeding, most often from swollen veins in the digestive tract Confusion or problems thinking Pale or clay-colored[nlm.nih.gov] Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] stools Exams and Tests The health care provider will do a physical exam.[mountsinai.org]

  • Extrahepatic Cholestasis

    References: [10] [8] Clinical features In addition to jaundice, the following signs may also indicate cholestasis : Pale, clay-colored (acholic ) stool Darkening of urine[amboss.com] Keywords: bile duct stone ; bile duct stricture ; bilirubin ; cholestasis ; jaundice ; liver function test References 1. Green RM, Flamm S.[degruyter.com] Clay-colored stools 2. Bilirubin in urine 14. Cholestasis: Specific Examples1. Intrahepatic cholestasis due to decreased bile formation: Sepsis Estrogens2.[slideshare.net]

  • Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    Jaundice and Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) The increased build-up of bilirubin leads to jaundice, dark colored urine and pale white clay colored stool.[news-medical.net] Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] and other penicillins Anabolic steroids Birth control pills Chlorpromazine Cimetidine Estradiol Imipramine Prochlorperazine Terbinafine Tolbutamide Symptoms may include: Clay-colored[medlineplus.gov]

  • Gallbladder Carcinoma

    Bile is yellow/green because it contains something called bilirubin. If bile isn't removed from your blood it builds up and you become jaundiced (yellow skin).[global.ihi.com]

  • Biliary Atresia

    Hepatomegaly Splenomegaly Weight loss Irritability Infant passes clay colored stools because of absence of bile or bilirubin.[symptoma.com] Other conditions besides biliary atresia can cause jaundice to linger. Babies with biliary atresia also have very pale or gray (acholic) stools.[seattlechildrens.org] Early signs: It presents in early newborns with yellow skin (jaundice). The whites of the eyes will turn yellow (icterus).[eapsa.org]

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