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4,033 Possible Causes for Jaundice

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    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] Jaundice is also a symptom of liver cancer and certain other cancers, so it’s smart to see your doctor to investigate the cause.[rd.com]

  • Cholelithiasis

    Abstract We report the case of a newborn infant affected by congenital hyperinsulinism who developed cholelithiasis associated with cholestatic jaundice following treatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After "simple" cholecystectomy for lithiasis, biliary disorders can appear, with the onset more than 3 years postoperative, like cholangitis or transitory jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because cholangitis and obstructive jaundice progressed after admission, emergent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography was performed, and a common bile duct stone[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obstructive Jaundice

    Our report highlights the varied aetiology of obstructive jaundice and the importance of including biliary ascariasis in the differential diagnosis of the jaundiced patient[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Obstructive jaundice secondary to abdominal tuberculosis is extremely rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Obstructive jaundice is a frequent symptom most frequently resulting from choledocolithiasis or pancreatico-biliary and periampullary tumors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Signs of liver disease, such as palmar erythema, gynaecomastia, spider naevi and jaundice [ 9 ]. Hepatomegaly (in chronic alcoholic liver disease the liver is shrunken).[patient.info] A rare syndrome defined by a rapid decline in hepatic function, characterised by jaundice, coagulopathy (INR 1.5), and hepatic encephalopathy in patients with no evidence[bestpractice.bmj.com] The main complications of cirrhosis are related to the development of liver insufficiency and portal hypertension, and include ascites, variceal haemorrhage, jaundice, portosystemic[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    AFLP patients more often present with malaise, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, and jaundice. Jaundice is uncommon in HELLP.[emdocs.net] In very rare instances jaundice may result - thought to be due to severe protein and vitamin malnutrition.[gpnotebook.co.uk] If it does, it may severely damage the liver, causing jaundice and degeneration of liver tissue.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    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] […] patient between 16 and 25 years old who complains of sore throat and fever is more likely to have infectious mononucleosis than another disease; and if - in addition - he is jaundiced[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] mononucleosis due to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection sometimes causes acute hepatitis, which is usually self-limiting with mildly elevated transaminases, but rarely with jaundice[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    By comparing them, was observed that fever and jaundice were the signs and symptoms with statistical significance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , Cholangitis, Obstructive Jaundice) How is Common Bile Duct Stone (Choledocholithiasis, Cholangitis, Obstructive Jaundice) Diagnosed?[myvmc.com] Hospitalization showes in cases group acute pancreatitis in12.8%, jaundice in 30%, fever in 30% and pain in the right hypochondrium in 95%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    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] An 18-year-old male presented with a history of abdominal distension and jaundice for 2 months. He had abdominal tenderness but no rebounding pain.[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]

  • Heart Failure

    […] and perinatal jaundice 33 35 88 89 1 Pneumonia (except that caused by tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases) 55 25 148 61 -59 Short gestation, low birth weight,[web.archive.org] 38,591 1,272 1,239 -3 1 year, total stays* 4,426 4,262 11,799 10,665 -10 Liveborn (newborn infant) 3,776 3,815 10,067 9,545 -5 Acute bronchitis 108 74 288 184 -36 Hemolytic jaundice[web.archive.org]

  • Hepatitis

    Common symptoms include jaundice, nausea, chills, rigors, diaphoresis, fatigue, and abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hepatic Disorders, Jaundice, and Hepatic Failure Sections: Hepatic Disorders, Jaundice, and Hepatic Failure: Introduction, Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features[web.archive.org] Liver enzymes normalized within 2 weeks as well as jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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