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3,239 Possible Causes for Jaundice, Weight Loss

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    We report an adolescent girl who presented with jaundice and weight loss for 6 months secondary to vitamin B 12 deficiency, leading to megaloblastic anaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a 73-year-old individual with weight loss and anemia.[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]

  • 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] The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Jaundice lessens as liver function improves.[dermnetnz.org]

  • 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] Loss Surgery) Cancer (Oncology) Cardiovascular Dentistry Dermatology Diabetes Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Eye Care Fertility Center[uhealthsystem.com] […] 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]

  • 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] As such, weight loss may be beneficial in these patients. Copyright 2017. Published by Elsevier B.V.[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]

  • 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,[hcup-us.ahrq.gov] Metrics of diuretic efficacy such as natriuresis, urine output, weight loss, net fluid balance, or fractional sodium excretion, differ in their risk for measurement error,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle edema · Nocturnal cough · Dyspnea on ordinary exertion · Hepatomegaly · Pleural effusion[medicalcriteria.com]

  • Hemochromatosis

    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] If you do, you may have joint pain, fatigue, general weakness, weight loss, and stomach pain.[medlineplus.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]

  • Hepatitis

    Common symptoms include jaundice, nausea, chills, rigors, diaphoresis, fatigue, and abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If you have NAFLD and NASH, your doctor may recommend weight loss and diet changes.[niddk.nih.gov] Hepatic Disorders, Jaundice, and Hepatic Failure Sections: Hepatic Disorders, Jaundice, and Hepatic Failure: Introduction, Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features[web.archive.org]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    The term acute alcoholic cholestasis is suggested for this apparently distinct syndrome of cholestatic jaundice in the absence of hepatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nutritional therapy helps to reverse muscle wasting, weight loss, vitamin deficiencies, and trace element deficiencies associated with ALD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Commonly reported symptoms include: * Nausea and vomiting * Abdominal pain * Jaundice * Weight loss or weight gain * Bloody or dark bowel movements * Mood changes including[alcoholrehab.com]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    It has a lengthy latent period, usually followed by the sudden appearance of abdominal pain and swelling, hematemesis, dependent edema, or jaundice.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Loss of appetite. Unplanned weight loss. Weakness and fatigue. Nausea. Jaundice (yellowing of your skin and eyes). Dark brown Red palms. Vomiting blood.[familydoctor.org] Maintain a healthy weight. An excess amount of body fat can damage your liver. Talk to your doctor about a weight-loss plan if you are obese or overweight.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Cholangiocarcinoma

    Jaundice is the most common symptom of bile duct cancer, but most of the time, jaundice isn't caused by cancer.[m.cancer.org] Development of cholangiocarcinoma was heralded by rapid clinical deterioration with jaundice, weight loss, and abdominal discomfort.[dx.doi.org] The study group of 56 men and 47 women had initial manifestations of jaundice (71%), abdominal pain (49%), and weight loss (44%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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