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239 Possible Causes for Hepatomegaly, Secondary Malnutrition

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Cardiac examination at the age of 6 years revealed constrictive pericarditis with significant elevation of atrial filling pressures, consecutive hepatomegaly, and protein[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Right upper quadrant sonogram revealed hepatomegaly of 15 cm, trace amount of perihepatic ascites, pericholecystic fluid, and also thickened edematous gallbladder wall with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination, the findings include raised jugular pressure and positive hepatojugular reflex, tender hepatomegaly and features of heart disease.[symptoma.com]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease

    Although neurodegeneration defines the disease's severity, in most patients it is preceded by hepatic complications such as cholestatic jaundice or hepatomegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was first admitted to the hospital at 2 months because of vomiting, refusal to feed, lethargy, hepatomegaly and mild transaminasaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The mechanisms of hepatomegaly and alterations of lipid metabolism-related genes in NPC1 disease are still poorly understood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amebiasis

    Amebiasis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of infants and children with hematochezia or hepatomegaly, especially in endemic areas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Right upper quadrant pain, fever and hepatomegaly are the predominant symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] feeling around the anal sphincter, blood and mucus in the stools but without the presence of fever), or amoebic liver abscesses (fever, chills, abdominal pain, weight loss, hepatomegaly[orpha.net]

  • Protein Losing Enteropathy

    On physical examination at admission, she was found to have jaundice and hepatomegaly. Laboratory data show cholestasis and protein-losing enteropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Synthetic dysfunction itself can be seen in liver disease or as a result of inadequate precursors (ie, malnutrition or malabsorption) .[emedicine.medscape.com] Abdominal ultrasound with Doppler showed hepatomegaly and portal hypertension. Echocardiography suggested constrictive pericarditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    Regarding extra-cutaneous manifestations, hepatomegaly was observed in two cSLE patients, nephritis in two and neuropsychiatric involvement and conjunctivitis were observed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Growth Retardation

    […] due to a lack of glucose-6-phosphatase (G-6-Pase) activity presenting with growth retardation, lactic acidosis, fasting hypoglycemia with hypoinsulinemia, hyperuricemia, hepatomegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Secondary malnutrition 8. Slave studies 9. Why do most subjects with post-natal stunting fail to catch up? 10.[archive.unu.edu]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    […] taste Lost taste [ more ] 0000224 Decreased testicular size Small testes Small testis [ more ] 0008734 Decreased testosterone in males 0008230 Diarrhea Watery stool 0002014 Hepatomegaly[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Acrodermatitis acidemica secondary to malnutrition in glutaric aciduria type I. Eur J Dermatol . 2001 May-Jun. 11(3):244-6. [Medline] . Van Wouwe JP.[emedicine.medscape.com] Lethargy, weak muscle tone, developmental delay, hepatomegaly, and poor eyesight are other MMA demonstrations.[ijp.mums.ac.ir]

  • Cholestasis

    For diagnosis of BA, clinical evaluation, hepatomegaly, stool color, serum gamma-glutamyltranspeptidase (GGT), duodenal juice color, bile acid in duodenal juice, ultrasonography[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypercholesterolaemia - dietary measures will do little positive and may be counterproductive, particularly in children where cholestasis may give rise to secondary malnutrition[patient.info] Clinical signs of cholestasis (discolored stools, dark urine) usually appear in the first months of life with recurrent or permanent jaundice associated with hepatomegaly[orpha.net]

  • Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

    Possible signs and symptoms include: jaundice / hepatomegaly / splenomegaly microcephaly sensorineural deafness chorioretinitis petechiae mental retardation seizures The degree[radiopaedia.org] Our patient suffered from severe malnutrition and zinc deficiency secondary to necrotizing enterocolitis since the age of 2 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CMV. 51 Splenomegaly may be the only sign of infection, but is common to all congenital infections. 48 , 51 Hepatomegaly may be striking at birth, but is also relatively[academic.oup.com]

  • Extrahepatic Cholestasis

    Clinically it present with jaundice, vomiting, hepatomegaly, hypoglycemia and intolerance to lactose containing formula.[saudijgastro.com] Hypercholesterolaemia - dietary measures will do little positive and may be counterproductive, particularly in children where cholestasis may give rise to secondary malnutrition[patient.info] On examination, apart from icterus and mild hepatomegaly there was no other abnormality on physical examination.[ispub.com]

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