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32 Possible Causes for Green Jaundice, Scleral Icterus

  • Obstructive Jaundice

    […] in appearance in chronic, severe obstructive jaundice (biliverdin).[patient.info] […] of urine and scleral icterus precede yellowing of skin Other causes of yellow skin carotenemia. carotenemia does not cause scleral icterus Hyperbilirubinemia per se has no[meddean.luc.edu] It is most easily seen in the sclera and best seen in natural light by pulling down the lower eyelid to expose the sclera and asking the patient to look up. it is yellow-green[patient.info]

  • Hemochromatosis

    […] or odd colored skin (ashen gray green or reddish) • Abdominal pain (upper right quadrant—in area of the liver) • Joint pain • Rapid weight loss • Gall bladder, pancreas or[irondisorders.org] […] girl fails to start a menstrual cycle at the proper age, has very erratic periods or stops having a period once she begins, • With MALES: hypgonadism (small testicles) • Jaundice[irondisorders.org]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    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] icterus Yellow discoloration of skin, cornea, and mucous membranes Increasing serum bilirubin due to compromised hepatocyte excretory function Spider angiomata Central arteriole[pathophys.org] Scleral icterus can usually be detected if the serum bilirubin level is greater than 3.0 mg/dL.[hepatitisc.uw.edu]

  • Cholestasis

    Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Her physical exam was remarkable for jaundice and scleral icterus without any stigmata of liver disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It results in jaundice, which can be detected by scleral icterus at a concentration as low as 2 mg/dL, and by dark urine.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Physiological Neonatal Jaundice

    Paediatrics 27 Jun, 2017 0 Patrick Green Introduction Neonatal Jaundice is very common, with 60% of babies being jaundiced at some point.[almostadoctor.co.uk] The most notable signs of hyperbilirubinemia are jaundice and scleral icterus.[pathophys.org] Ennever JF: Blue light, green light, white light, more light: treatment of neonatal jaundice. Clin Perinatol 17:467, 1990. Maisels MJ, McDonagh AF.[vivo.colostate.edu]

  • Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

    Ennever JF: Blue light, green light, white light, more light: treatment of neonatal jaundice. Clin Perinatol 17:467, 1990. Maisels MJ, McDonagh AF.[vivo.colostate.edu] Scleral icterus in their 4-year-old sibling and in their mother led to the diagnosis of HS in them as well.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most notable signs of hyperbilirubinemia are jaundice and scleral icterus.[pathophys.org]

  • Secondary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] A 55-year-old morbidly obese male presented electively with a 2-week history of low back pain and scleral icterus for 2 days.[karger.com] Reddy AN, Grosberg SJ, Wapnick S: Intermittent cholestatic jaundice and nonmetastatic prostatic carcinoma. Arch Intern Med 1977;137:1616–1618.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Liver Failure

    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] Jaundice (yellowing of the skin) and scleral icterus (yellowing of the eyes) are often present, but may not be initially noted by patients or their families until relatively[transplant.surgery.ucsf.edu] icterus Vascular spiders (spider telangiectasias, spider angiomata) Splenomegaly Testicular atrophy TABLE 2 Common Physical Examination Findings in Patients with Cirrhosis[aafp.org]

  • Jaundice

    Here's What to Know," 30 May 2018 Studying green-blooded lizards could lead to new treatments for jaundice, or even malaria. — Laura Yan, Popular Mechanics, "Green-Blooded[merriam-webster.com] This is sometimes referred to as scleral icterus.[en.wikipedia.org] Here's What to Know," 30 May 2018 Studying green-blooded lizards could lead to new treatments for jaundice , or even malaria. — Laura Yan, Popular Mechanics , "Green-Blooded[merriam-webster.com]

  • Toxic Hepatitis

    Jaundice as a misadventure of a green tea (camellia sinensis) lover: a case report. Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2008; 71: 409-12.[livertox.nih.gov] A 47-year-old woman was admitted to our clinic with weakness, fatigue, pruritus, and scleral icterus that had developed 10 days prior to presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patient 1 On July 16, 1992, a 42-year-old man visited his family physician for evaluation of scleral icterus and diffuse jaundice.[cdc.gov]

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