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67 Possible Causes for Hepatomegaly, Obstructive Jaundice, Painless Jaundice

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Patients presenting with or developing advanced intra-abdominal disease may have ascites, a palpable abdominal mass, hepatomegaly from liver metastases, or splenomegaly from[] 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.[] 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[]

  • 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.[]

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis

    CT Nonspecific, ranging from normal to hepatomegaly and cirrhosis.[] We present a rare case of a 52-year-old male who was admitted with obstructive jaundice and itchy skin.[] Abdominal pain 38% Paleness 26% Other symptoms and signs may include: General discomfort or uneasiness Abdominal distension Pruritis Diarrhea Edema Weight loss Spider angiomata Hepatomegaly[]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    […] ankles Diarrhea characterized by greasy stools Ascites Skin darkening Abdominal pain experienced in the upper right region Deposition of fat in areas around eyes and eyelids Hepatomegaly[] In 1851, Addison and Gull described the clinical picture of progressive obstructive jaundice in the absence of mechanical obstruction of the large bile ducts.[] […] bile ducts affected only irregularly ( Hum Pathol 2002;33:983 ) 85% women, usually ages 40 - 60 Symptoms: insidious onset of pruritis, malaise, dark urine, light stools, hepatomegaly[]

  • Hepatitis A

    The child was deeply icteric and had hepatomegaly. IgM antibodies for hepatitis A virus were positive.[] 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).[]

  • Hepatitis B

    The evaluation of the natural history of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection requires the precise definition of the various clinical conditions that can be encountered (i.e. inactive carrier state or subject with liver disease activity). This can be achieved by repeat monitoring of ALT, serum HBV-DNA levels[…][]

  • 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[] Its presence can lead to a multitude of presentations, one of the rarer ones being obstructive jaundice due to migration of the worm in to the biliary tree.[] […] usually due to stones or tumor ROS: Painless jaundice suggests malignancy whereas choledocholithiasis often p/w colicky abdominal pain PE: jaundice, abd ttp.[]

  • 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[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Ampulla of Vater

    […] secondary to pancreatic duct obstruction With features of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction Physical examination include conjunctival or cutaneous icterus and, less commonly, hepatomegaly[] Adenocarcinoma of ampulla of Vater causing obstructive jaundice in an 11-year-old boy is reported.[] The patient initially developed painless jaundice about 1 year previously, and was found to have a cancer of the ampulla.[]

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