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391 Possible Causes for Episodic Jaundice

  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    BRIC1 is characterized by episodic jaundice and pruritus that resolve with no progression to liver failure.[emedicine.com] […] of jaundice and mild pruritus.[orpha.net] Clinical description Clinical signs of cholestasis (discolored stools, dark urine) appear within the first year of life in about one third of patients, or later with recurrent episodes[orpha.net]

  • Pregnancy

    Neonatal intraventricular haemorrhage Necrotising enterocolitis Neonatal length of hospital stay Congenital malformation (non‐prespecified outcome) Infant/child outcomes Episodes[doi.org] Neonatal outcomes Gestational age at birth High birthweight (more than 4.5 kg) Apgar score of less than five at five minutes Head circumference Hypoxia Neonatal sepsis Neonatal jaundice[doi.org]

  • Puerperium

    […] requiring exchange transfusion Current pregnancy Antepartum bleeding of unknown origin (single episode after 24 weeks of gestation) BMI at booking of 30–35 kg/m 2 Blood pressure[web.archive.org] Placental abruption with good outcome History of previous baby more than 4.5 kg Extensive vaginal, cervical, or third‑ or fourth‑degree perineal trauma Previous term baby with jaundice[web.archive.org]

  • Birth

    […] requiring exchange transfusion Current pregnancy Antepartum bleeding of unknown origin (single episode after 24 weeks of gestation) BMI at booking of 30–35 kg/m 2 Blood pressure[web.archive.org] Placental abruption with good outcome History of previous baby more than 4.5 kg Extensive vaginal, cervical, or third‑ or fourth‑degree perineal trauma Previous term baby with jaundice[web.archive.org]

  • Cholelithiasis

    Fever, tachycardia, and diaphoresis during the colicky episodes are also common.[clinicaladvisor.com] Jaundice or elevated total bilirubin suggests obstruction of the common bile duct.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Renal Impairment

    Abstract Benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis (BRIC) is a rare autosomal recessive condition characterized by intermittent episodes of pruritus and jaundice that may[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obstructive Jaundice

    History of presenting illness• Gradually progressive jaundice• Recurrent episodes of itching• White stools for last 2 months• Dark yellow urine• Generalized weakness & fatigability[slideshare.net] Case Scenario• 82 yr old male patient presents withprogressive jaundice, itching, loss of weight. 4.[slideshare.net] Episodes of abdominal pain associated with jaundice suggests blockage of the bile ducts, usually by gallstones.[article.sapub.org]

  • Chronic Prostatitis

    As a child he was susceptible to frequent upper respiratory infections 2c and bronchitis 3a . jaundice He suffered at least one episode of jaundice as a youth 2d .[doctorzebra.com]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    A seventh male (58 yr), with a history of hypertension, morbid obesity, and previous alcohol excess, reported an episode of jaundice that had been ascribed to valsartan hepatotoxicity[atsjournals.org]

  • Cholangitis

    Benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis is characterized by episodic jaundice and pruritus lasting for several weeks to months, with long symptom-free intervals.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] PSC can be complicated by the episodes of cholangitis (biliary infections), requiring antibiotics.[royalfree.nhs.uk] […] biliary dilation with bile stasis, recurrent episodes of obstructive jaundice and ascending cholangitis, pigmented biliary calculi, and biliary cirrhosis.  Clonorchis sinensis[slideshare.net]

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