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18 Possible Causes for Green Jaundice, Scleral Icterus, X-Ray Abnormal

  • 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] […] hepatic transaminases, or hepatomegaly) Bone marrow examination not helpful; may or may not show increased hemosiderin content X-rays show joint changes which may be confused[faculty.washington.edu] […] 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]

  • 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]

  • Fetal Erythroblastosis

    Blue light, green light, white light, more light: treatment of neonatal jaundice. Clin Perinatol. 1990 ; 17 : 467 – 481 8. Garg AK, Prasad RS, Hifzi IA.[doi.org]

  • Cholestatic Jaundice

    Pseudo jaundice may be found in black patients with pigmented sclera, from carotinemia, uremia (a sallow yellowish pallor), and quinacrine (a yellow-green color).[ptolemy.ca] Computerized tomography (CT) scan: ACT scan is imaging study similar to an X-ray that provides more details of all the abdominal organs.[emedicinehealth.com] […] 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]

  • Secondary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Primary sclerosing cholangitis care at Mayo Clinic Symptoms Primary sclerosing cholangitis is often diagnosed before symptoms appear when a routine blood test or an X-ray[mayoclinic.org] 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]

  • 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] Computerized tomography (CT) scan: ACT scan is imaging study similar to an X-ray that provides more details of all the abdominal organs.[emedicinehealth.com] This is sometimes referred to as scleral icterus.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Granulomatous Liver Disease

    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] Chest X-ray : It looks for spread of the cancer to the lung.[medicinenet.com] Physical exam revealed scleral icterus, generalized lymphadenopathy, and tender hepatosplenomegaly.[acgcasereports.gi.org]

  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] This is due to abnormal liver tests or an abnormal liver x-ray that have been done for other reasons.[newhealthguide.org] Primary sclerosing cholangitis care at Mayo Clinic Symptoms Primary sclerosing cholangitis is often diagnosed before symptoms appear when a routine blood test or an X-ray[mayoclinic.org]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Perera DR, Greene ML, Fenster F: Cholestasis associated with extrabiliary Hodgkin's disease. Gastroenterology 1974;67:680–685.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] In addition, the physician may want to examine the bile ducts themselves by using x-rays, to exclude any obstruction in this area.[healthcentral.com] Physical exam was remarkable for scleral icterus and mild jaundice; no xanthomas were noted. Laboratory studies were performed ( Table 1 ).[clinchem.org]

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