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15 Possible Causes for Diffuse Hepatic Steatosis, Elevated Sedimentation Rate, Fever

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    In a patient with inflammatory arthritis, the presence of a rheumatoid factor or anti-citrullinated protein antibody, or elevated C-reactive protein level or erythrocyte sedimentation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is the most common hereditary auto-inflammatory (periodic fever) syndrome, and usually successfully treated with colchicine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abnormal retention of lipids within hepatocytes Cholangitis Inflammation of bile ducts Reactive hepatitis Aspecific and mild inflammatory cell infiltrate of portal spaces[doi.org]

  • Reye Syndrome

    Patients with fever took salicylate more frequently than control subjects with fever (P .01).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Analysis of the liver histopathology in 19 children with clinical Reye syndrome (RS) revealed that nine had diffuse panlobular steatosis, one giant cell hepatitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here we describe a case of Reye syndrome diagnosed at postmortem liver biopsy of a three-year old girl who presented with vomiting, low grade fever for three days and loss[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Non-viral Hepatic Infection

    diffusely decreased parenchymal attenuation on noncontrast CT diffuse edematous change hepatic steatosis may be a cause (steatohepatitis) or a result of acute hepatitis possible[radiopaedia.org] Triad of symptoms in bacterial ascending cholangitis Fever, upper right abdominal pain, jaundice What is Reynold's pentat in the context of liver infections?[brainscape.com] ) Rickettsia rickettsii (Rocky Mountain spotted fever) Treponema pallidum (secondary syphilis) Rickettsia typhi (typhus fever) Granulomatous disease Mycobacterium tuberculosis[arupconsult.com]

  • Tubulointerstitial Nephritis-Uveitis Syndrome

    Laboratory findings can reveal anemia, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, eosinophilia, presence of cytoplasmic antineutrophil antibody (ANCA) [5], rheumatoid factor[oatext.com] Three weeks before presentation he developed fever up to 100 F. The fever persisted despite a course of chloroquine and ciprofloxacin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hepatic parenchyma showed diffuse microvascular steatosis without granulomatous lesions.[omicsonline.org]

  • Chronic Persistent Hepatitis

    Symptoms include an enlarged liver, fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and dark urine Hepatitis.[icd9data.com] “bright liver” and with deep attenuation; and (3) “severe steatosis”, presence of diffusely severe “bright liver” and deep attenuation without visibility of the diaphragm[doi.org] Patients may experience a flulike illness, and general symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, and, less commonly, rash and joint[britannica.com]

  • Subcapsular Liver Hematoma

    Laboratory examination showed elevated white blood cell count of 24,742 cells/mm³ with 68% neutrophils, severe anaemia with haematocrit 21%, an erythrocyte sedimentation rate[nzma.org.nz] General Discussion: FULL PATIENT HISTORY: 22-year-old woman with fever, shortness of breath, abdominal pain and abnormal liver function tests 2 weeks after laparoscopic cholecystectomy[gamma.wustl.edu] […] hypoattenuating, such as seen in steatosis , lacerations and haematomata may be more subtle to diagnose 8 .[radiopaedia.org]

  • Hypocomplementemic Vasculitis

    […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate, leukocytosis, and abnormal bone radiology studies.[bobbybukamd.com] Although both types may be associated with systemic symptoms such as angioedema, abdominal or chest pain, fever, and joint pain, this is more apparent in the hypocomplementaemic[dermnetnz.org] Abdominal ultrasound showed diffuse hepatic steatosis and thorax x-ray was unremarkable.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Urticarial Vasculitis

    In idiopathic urticarial vasculitis common laboratory findings are an elevation of erythrocyte sedimentation rate and reduction of serum complement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever, ANA positivity and SLE were significantly associated with HUVS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal ultrasound showed diffuse hepatic steatosis and thorax x-ray was unremarkable.[scielo.br]

  • Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia

    The presence of high titers may suggest a connective tissue disease C-reactive protein level and erythrocyte sedimentation rate: Elevated but nondiagnostic in idiopathic pulmonary[emedicine.medscape.com] We describe a case of a woman who presented with a persistent cough, general fatigue, and a fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (A) Post-mortem abdominal ultrasound demonstrating hepatic steatosis; (B) gross exam of the liver with YF hepatitis, showing yellowish color due to diffuse steatosis; (C–D[journals.plos.org]

  • Hepatosplenic Amyloidosis

    His erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) was elevated to 86 mm/hour (reference range, 0-20 mm/hour).[synapse.koreamed.org] Common symptoms include generalised lymphadenopathy (swollen/enlarged lymph nodes), fever, weight loss and skin rash.[leukaemia.org.au] Abnormal retention of lipids within hepatocytes Cholangitis Inflammation of bile ducts Reactive hepatitis Aspecific and mild inflammatory cell infiltrate of portal spaces[arthritis-research.biomedcentral.com]

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