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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[] Right upper quadrant sonogram revealed hepatomegaly of 15 cm, trace amount of perihepatic ascites, pericholecystic fluid, and also thickened edematous gallbladder wall with[] On examination, the findings include raised jugular pressure and positive hepatojugular reflex, tender hepatomegaly and features of heart disease.[]

  • 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.[] He was first admitted to the hospital at 2 months because of vomiting, refusal to feed, lethargy, hepatomegaly and mild transaminasaemia.[] The mechanisms of hepatomegaly and alterations of lipid metabolism-related genes in NPC1 disease are still poorly understood.[]

  • Amebiasis

    Amebiasis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of infants and children with hematochezia or hepatomegaly, especially in endemic areas.[] Right upper quadrant pain, fever and hepatomegaly are the predominant symptoms.[] […] 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[]

  • Protein Losing Enteropathy

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

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

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

  • 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[] Secondary malnutrition 8. Slave studies 9. Why do most subjects with post-natal stunting fail to catch up? 10.[]

  • 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[] Acrodermatitis acidemica secondary to malnutrition in glutaric aciduria type I. Eur J Dermatol . 2001 May-Jun. 11(3):244-6. [Medline] . Van Wouwe JP.[] Lethargy, weak muscle tone, developmental delay, hepatomegaly, and poor eyesight are other MMA demonstrations.[]

  • Cholestasis

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

  • Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

    Possible signs and symptoms include: jaundice / hepatomegaly / splenomegaly microcephaly sensorineural deafness chorioretinitis petechiae mental retardation seizures The degree[] Our patient suffered from severe malnutrition and zinc deficiency secondary to necrotizing enterocolitis since the age of 2 months.[] 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[]

  • Extrahepatic Cholestasis

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

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