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598 Possible Causes for Jaundice, Melena

  • Tyrosinemia Type 1

    He was jaundiced, and had hepatomegaly and elevated liver enzymes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infants will typically have a rapid and dramatic onset of fever, emesis, diarrhea, epistaxis, and melena.[symptoma.com] Clinical considerations: May be asymptomatic in neonate Fever, diarrhea, vomiting, lethargy, and irritability Enlarged liver, jaundice b.[archildrens.org]

  • Portal Hypertension

    […] and left abdominal pain or fullness as a result Because portal hypertension is commonly caused by cirrhosis, liver failure symptoms can also indicate portal hypertension: Jaundice[radiology.ucla.edu] Dizziness, nausea, vomiting with red blood, melena was presented on admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms Ascites (fluid build-up in the abdomen) Weight loss (malnutrition) Enlarged liver (at times) Varicose veins of the esophagus (varices) – with possible bleeding Jaundice[vascularcures.org]

  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

    CASE PRESENTATION: A 66-year-old lady with neurofibromatosis type 1 presented with painless progressive jaundice for six months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MATERIAL OF STUDY: We report a case of 69 years old men that was admitted with melena.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., dysphagia with an esophageal GIST, constipation with a colorectal GIST, obstructive jaundice with a duodenal tumor, etc.)[secure.ssa.gov]

  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    RESULTS: Six patients who underwent PBD experienced short-term resolution of jaundice and pruritus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) is an inherited disorder of impaired bile acid transport and excretion, which presents with jaundice and pruritus in the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a Thai female infant who presented with progressive cholestatic jaundice since 1 mo of age, with normal serum gamma-glutamyltransferase.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxic Hepatitis

    Abstract An epidemic of jaundice probably due to toxic hepatitis occurred in three adjoining districts of Northwest India during the period November and December, 1974.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 60-year-old man with exfoliative dermatitis, jaundice, increase in liver enzymes and eosinophilia one day after accidental dermal exposure to butachlor toxin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract An epidemic of liver disease, characterized by onset with high fever, rapidly progressive jaundice, and ascites occurred in a rural area of India.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

    Evaluations of her jaundice revealed chronic parenchymal liver disease with multiple nodules in the liver with early portal hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this report, we presented a Chinese patient with recurrent melena due to gastric angiodysplasia in HHT treated successfully with thalidomide.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Liver AVMs may be suspected because of abnormal liver function tests in the blood, because the symptoms of heart failure develop, or because of jaundice or other symptoms[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Yellow Fever

    Abstract For more than 95% of acute febrile jaundice cases identified through surveillance for yellow fever, a reemerging arthropod-borne viral disease, no etiological exploration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The majority of patients with acute febrile jaundice ( 95%) identified through a yellow fever surveillance program in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) test negative[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Yellow fever has 3 stages: Stage 1 (infection): Headache, muscle and joint aches, fever, flushing, loss of appetite, vomiting, and jaundice are common.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastric Cancer

    Jaundice and pallor may be apparent as well.[symptoma.com] Symptoms of Gastric CancerSymptom PercentWeight loss 62%Abdominal pain 52%Nausea 34%Dysphagia 26%Melena 20%Early satiety 18%Ulcer type pain 17% 10.[slideshare.net] Some patients experience weight loss, and others may present with melena or pallor from anemia.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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] Hematemesis and melena: Mallory-Weiss syndrome. Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 1980;5:289-292.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Jaundice lessens as liver function improves.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Hemophilia

    Look for jaundice, other signs of liver failure (eg, cirrhosis from viral infection), and signs of opportunistic infections in patients who are HIV seroconverted.[web.archive.org] Signs and symptoms of GI involvement include: • Fever • Abdominal distention and pain • Melena (bloody stool) • Hip flexion contracture (iliopsoas muscle spasm due to retroperitoneal[physio-pedia.com] Most people can safely return to work after the jaundice clears, even if their liver function test results aren’t quite normal.[arizonahemophilia.org]

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