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1,639 Possible Causes for Increased Susceptibility to Infections, Jaundice

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    susceptibility to infections.[] We report an adolescent girl who presented with jaundice and weight loss for 6 months secondary to vitamin B12 deficiency, leading to megaloblastic anaemia.[] Jaundice Most of us have only heard of jaundice in reference to newborn babies, who are occasionally born with this condition, in which skin and eyes may take on a yellow[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] to infection.[] The presence of upper respiratory infection is an additional factor increasing the susceptibility of small children to hypoxemia.[] Asthma in children is associated with an increased risk of S. pyogenes upper respiratory infections.[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Vitamin D influences both innate and adaptive immune responses and has been linked to increased susceptibility to other viral infections such as influenza.[] We report a case of infectious mononucleosis in a 72-year old jaundiced gentleman with ferritin level of 2438 that normalised on clinical improvement.[] Splenic rupture is rare but potentially lethal. [ 19 ] Splenectomy increases susceptibility to various infections. Haemolytic anaemia , thrombocytopenia .[]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    susceptibility to infection, and progressive impairment of numerous hepatic metabolic functions, including metabolic disorders of medications and hemostatic functions.[] The patient also presented with acute encephalopathy, jaundice, right upper quadrant abdominal pain and hyperbilirubinaemia (total bilirubin of 8.1 mg/dL with direct bilirubin[] More specific symptoms include symptoms suggestive of decompensation such as jaundice, ascites, and upper gastrointestinal bleeds (variceal) and confusion (hepatic encephalopathy[]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    Undernutrition and parasitic infestation (eg, Clonorchis sinensis , Opisthorchis viverrini ) increase susceptibility.[] By comparing them, was observed that fever and jaundice were the signs and symptoms with statistical significance.[] Undernutrition and parasitic infestation (eg, Clonorchis sinensis, Opisthorchis viverrini ) increase susceptibility.[]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    Prednisolone is advocated for treatment of SAH, but can increase susceptibility to infection.[] BACKGROUND: Alcoholic hepatitis (AH) is a severe manifestation of alcohol-related liver disease characterised by jaundice and liver failure.[] SAH is characterized by dysregulated and uncontrolled systemic inflammatory response followed by weak compensatory antiinflammatory response that leads to increased susceptibility[]

  • Hepatitis

    Although there is increasing evidence that some behaviors and infections increase susceptibility to HCV infection, factors that increase the transmissibility of HCV have not[] Common symptoms include jaundice, nausea, chills, rigors, diaphoresis, fatigue, and abdominal pain.[] […] data does not confirm a consistent decline in childhood HAV seroprevalence rates and increased susceptibility to HAV in young adults[ 20, 23, 24 ].[]

  • Hemochromatosis

    susceptibility to bacterial infections * chronic fatigue Given this list, it is obvious that HH can be extremely difficult to diagnose.[] Here we report the case of a 16-year-old Chinese boy, who was admitted with hepatalgia, jaundice, hyperpigmentation, and splenomegaly to our hospital.[] […] of patients and can be accompanied by signs of chronic liver disease, such as abdominal pain and cutaneous stigmata of liver disease (palmar erythema, spider angioma, or jaundice[]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    In patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis, prednisolone increases susceptibility to infection and infection-related mortality, and is associated with high circulating levels[] The term acute alcoholic cholestasis is suggested for this apparently distinct syndrome of cholestatic jaundice in the absence of hepatitis.[] Thursz, In Patients With Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis, Prednisolone Increases Susceptibility to Infection and Infection-Related Mortality, and Is Associated With High Circulating[]

  • Pancreatitis

    When the entire organ becomes swollen and suffers extensive cell death (pancreatic necrosis), the pancreas becomes extremely susceptible to serious infection.[] Detection and diagnosis When making a diagnosis, the doctor checks for signs of jaundice, weakness, emaciation, diarrhea and/or foul-smelling stool.[] Detection and Diagnosis When making a diagnosis, the doctor checks for signs of jaundice, weakness, emaciation, diarrhea and/or foul-smelling stool.[]

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