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710 Possible Causes for Jaundice, Slurred Speech

  • Wilson Disease

    JAUNDICE is a common presentation of Wilson's disease and may precede the neurologic features by many years. 1 , 2 Infective hepatitis is often invoked as an explanation of[] 'By October, after starting uni, my hands would shake and my speech started slurring - it was like I was drunk.[] We report a 16-year-old female who presented with fatigue, dizziness, and new onset jaundice.[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Jaundice. Pancreatic cancer that blocks the liver's bile duct can cause jaundice. Signs include yellow skin and eyes, dark-colored urine, and pale-colored stools.[] They would not present with jaundice, so we would not have a clue that there was necessarily anything wrong with them.[] Advanced signs and late symptoms include: Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes) Light-colored stools Dark urine Pain in the upper or middle abdomen and back[]

  • Ethanol

    […] walking Dizziness Headache Seizures Skin and nails: Bluish-colored lips and fingernails Stomach and intestines: Abdominal pain (severe) Diarrhea Liver problems, including jaundice[] Measurable cognitive impairment occurs at a blood alcohol level of about 0.05%, gait disturbances at 0.10%, slurred speech at 0.15%.[] Below is a list of blood alcohol levels and the likely symptoms: 0.05 -- reduced inhibitions 0.10 -- slurred speech 0.20 -- euphoria and motor impairment 0.30 -- confusion[]

  • Chloroform Poisoning

    The effects observed in the women included jaundice, liver enlargement and tenderness, delirium, coma, and death.[] There is another case series of 13 jaundice patients exposed to chloroform (400 ppm) inhalation at their workplaces [ 20 ].[] --Short of death, drinking that amount of chloroform would make a person awfully sick, and would attack the liver, probably inducing a case of toxic hepatitis: weakness, jaundice[]

  • Porphyria

    . , and Thomson S. ( 1948 ) A case of chronic porphyria associated with recurrent jaundice . Quarterly Journal of Medicine 51: 123 - 137 .[] Jaundice may or may not be present. [54] A focused neurologic exam should be performed to identify motor and sensory deficits and peripheral neuropathy.[] Not all porphyrias are genetic, and patients with liver disease who develop porphyria as a result of liver dysfunction may exhibit other signs of their condition, such as jaundice[]

  • Tetrachloroethylene

    Symptoms can include irritability, impaired coordination, lightheadedness, headache, slurred speech, malaise, nausea, ataxia, sedation, coma, and death.[]

  • Myxedema

    Infants with hypothyroid will present with jaundice, protruding tongue, frequent choking, puffy face, poor muscle tone, constipation, and excessive sleepiness.[] speech, depressed mentation, fatigue and weakness.[] No palmar erythema, asterixis, jaundice, or spider angiomata were appreciated.[]

  • Pheochromocytoma-Islet Cell Tumor Syndrome

    This condition has been described in a single patient only, in a man who presented with abdominal pain and jaundice.[]

  • Diphenoxylate-Atropine

    If you currently have jaundice or if you are taking sodium oxybate, you should not be using Lomotil.[] Early overdose symptoms include weakness , blurred vision, slurred speech, feeling hot, fast heartbeats, slowed breathing, fainting , seizure, or coma.[] Contraindications: Obstructive jaundice. Diarrhea associated with pseudomembranous enterocolitis or other enterotoxin-producing bacteria.[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Infected newborns are listless, don't feed well, and may have a condition called jaundice . Jaundice causes the skin and membranes to look yellowish.[] A neurological disorder, Sydenham chorea , can occur months after an initial attack, causing jerky involuntary movements, muscle weakness, slurred speech, and personality[]

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