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97 Possible Causes for Hepatomegaly, Obstructive Jaundice, Painless Jaundice

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Suspicion of pancreatic cancer take a detailed history and perform physical exam, evaluating especially for abdominal distention (ascites), a palpable gallbladder, hepatomegaly[] CASE REPORT: A 38-year-old man with a synchronous 6-month history of thyroid swelling, presented with epigastric pain and signs of obstructive jaundice.[] This patient initially presented with painless jaundice and computed tomography (CT) revealed a mass in the head of the pancreas.[]

  • Gallbladder Carcinoma

    Ultrasound of the abdomen revealed hepatomegaly with thick-walled gallbladder with multiple stones and a mass at the fundus, but normal uterus and ovary.[] Abstract A 52-year-old woman presented with right upper quadrant pain and obstructive jaundice.[] Of note, Courvoisier's law states that in the presence of a palpably enlarged gallbladder which is nontender and accompanied with mild painless jaundice, the cause is unlikely[]

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis

    CT Nonspecific, ranging from normal to hepatomegaly and cirrhosis.[] CASE PRESENTATION: We present a rare case of a 52-year-old male who was admitted with obstructive jaundice and itchy skin.[] […] joint pain pruritus skin rashes dark-colored urine amenorrhea in women - often an initial complaint Physical exam inspection distended abdomen - ascites jaundice palpation hepatomegaly[]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    The multifactorial analysis identified bilirubinemia and hepatomegaly as independent predictive variables.[] ) can be caused by obstructive jaundice, a condition in which bile flow from the liver ducts is blocked.[] In 1851, Addison and Gull described the clinical picture of progressive obstructive jaundice in the absence of mechanical obstruction of the large bile ducts.[]

  • Viral Hepatitis

    Three patients presented only jaundice and hepatomegaly; one also had liver failure.[] Jaundice may occasionally be the initial clinical presentation, in combination with fever and abdominal pain, and can be mistaken for extrahepatic biliary obstruction.[] In the icteric phase, the patients develop jaundice, gastrointestinal disturbance, dark urine, gray-colored stools, right upper quadrant pain, and hepatomegaly.[]

  • Hepatitis A

    The hepatomegaly continues for another 2-12 weeks and thereafter the liver regains its normal function. Hepatitis A is best diagnosed serologically.[] Common examination findings are hepatomegaly and clinical jaundice with marked elevation of serum transaminases (usually 1000 units/L).[] Tender hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, and lymphadenopathy may occur.[]

  • Hepatitis B

    Abstract Worldwide, an estimated 257 million persons are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection (1). To achieve the World Health Organization (WHO) goals for elimination of HBV infection worldwide by 2030, defined by WHO as 90% reduction in incidence and 65% reduction in mortality, access to treatment will[…][]

  • Obstructive Jaundice

    […] congenital anomalies of the bile duct) Pancreatitis Fever with Abdominal Pain Gallstones Choledochal cyst Stricture Abdominal Mass Pancreatitis Choledochal cyst Liver cancer Hepatomegaly[] If duodenal diverticula are frequently asymptomatic, they can occasionally present with obstructive jaundice in the absence of lithiasis or another obstructing lesion such[] […] usually due to stones or tumor ROS: Painless jaundice suggests malignancy whereas choledocholithiasis often p/w colicky abdominal pain PE: jaundice, abd ttp.[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Late findings: abdominal mass or ascites (present in 20% of patients), hepatomegaly from liver metastases, splenomegaly from portal vein obstruction, and a palpable rectal[] Therefore, a painless jaundice that becomes worse is often the first sign of pancreatic cancer.[] : May be the first presentation Palpable gallbladder (ie, Courvoisier sign) Developing, advanced intra-abdominal disease: Presence of ascites, a palpable abdominal mass, hepatomegaly[]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    His abdomen was soft and lax, mildly distended with hepatomegaly about 4 cm below the costal margin, round edge, firm, not tender with a span of 8.5 cm, with no other significant[] , Cholangitis, Obstructive Jaundice) How is Common Bile Duct Stone (Choledocholithiasis, Cholangitis, Obstructive Jaundice) Diagnosed?[] jaundice • Both pain and jaundice • Fever • Asymptomatic • Nausea • Vomiting • Anorexia • Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia (for choledocholithiasis) • Elevated alkaline phosphatase[]

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