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

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    susceptibility to infections.[symptoma.com] We report an adolescent girl who presented with jaundice and weight loss for 6 months secondary to vitamin B12 deficiency, leading to megaloblastic anaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[healthyway.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

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

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of infectious mononucleosis in a 72-year old jaundiced gentleman with ferritin level of 2438 that normalised on clinical improvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Splenic rupture is rare but potentially lethal. [ 19 ] Splenectomy increases susceptibility to various infections. Haemolytic anaemia , thrombocytopenia .[patient.info]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    susceptibility to infection, and progressive impairment of numerous hepatic metabolic functions, including metabolic disorders of medications and hemostatic functions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] More specific symptoms include symptoms suggestive of decompensation such as jaundice, ascites, and upper gastrointestinal bleeds (variceal) and confusion (hepatic encephalopathy[symptoma.com]

  • Choledocholithiasis

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

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

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

  • 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[dx.doi.org] Common symptoms include jaundice, nausea, chills, rigors, diaphoresis, fatigue, and abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] data does not confirm a consistent decline in childhood HAV seroprevalence rates and increased susceptibility to HAV in young adults[ 20, 23, 24 ].[doi.org]

  • Hemochromatosis

    susceptibility to bacterial infections * chronic fatigue Given this list, it is obvious that HH can be extremely difficult to diagnose.[web.archive.org] Here we report the case of a 16-year-old Chinese boy, who was admitted with hepatalgia, jaundice, hyperpigmentation, and splenomegaly to our hospital.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[emedicine.com]

  • 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[gi.org] The term acute alcoholic cholestasis is suggested for this apparently distinct syndrome of cholestatic jaundice in the absence of hepatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thursz, In Patients With Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis, Prednisolone Increases Susceptibility to Infection and Infection-Related Mortality, and Is Associated With High Circulating[doi.org]

  • Pancreatitis

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

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