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109 Possible Causes for Painless Jaundice

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    This patient initially presented with painless jaundice and computed tomography (CT) revealed a mass in the head of the pancreas.[] jaundice The majority of pancreatic cancer is incurable at presentation 1 2 Whether or not pancreatic cancer is deemed curable, current surgical, endoscopic, and oncological[] jaundice and enlarged gallbladder Trousseau’s syndrome : migratory thrombophlebitis new onset diabetes mellitus lipase hypersecretion syndrome (10-15%) 9 polyarthralgia and[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Ampulla of Vater

    The patient initially developed painless jaundice about 1 year previously, and was found to have a cancer of the ampulla.[] SYMPTOMS: The usual symptoms are painless jaundice, intermittent or constant; fatigue, pruritis, fever, and nonspecific abdominal pain.[] Case Report: A 61 year old woman presented with painless obstructive jaundice of 2 months duration.[]

  • Toxic Hepatitis

    Johnson , 62-Year-Old Man With Painless Jaundice and Hyponatremia , Mayo Clinic Proceedings , 10.1016/j.mayocp.2012.09.009 , 88 , 6 , (e49-e53) , (2013) .[]

  • Gallbladder Carcinoma

    Of note, Courvoisier's law states that in the presence of a palpably enlarged gallbladder which is nontender and accompanied with mild painless jaundice, the cause is unlikely[]

  • Syphilitic Cirrhosis

    […] sores) genital warts, possibly no symptoms Sores, flu-like symptoms, possibly no symptoms Painful urination, discharge, possibly no symptoms Jaundice (yellow skin), fatigue[] […] represent one type of infection but a whole group of infections that are spread through intimate contact. painful urination, discharge, possibly no symptoms skin rash, chancre (painless[]

  • Metastatic Liver Carcinoma

    BACKGROUND: Noninvasive imaging techniques, such as dynamic computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging and transabdominal ultrasonography are limited in their ability to detect hepatic lesions less than one cm. Intraoperative ultrasonography (IOUS) is currently the most sensitive modality for the detection[…][]

  • Yellow Fever

    BACKGROUND: In 1998, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was notified of three patients who developed severe illnesses days after yellow fever vaccination. A similar case occurred in 1996. All four patients were more than 63 years old. METHODS: Vaccine strains of yellow fever virus, isolated from the[…][]

  • Hepatitis B

    The hepatitis B vaccine is the first anti-cancer vaccine because it can prevent liver cancer . Worldwide, chronic hepatitis B causes 80% of all liver cancer, which is the 9th leading cause of death. Therefore, a vaccine that protects against a hepatitis B infection can also help prevent liver cancer. History of the[…][]

  • Leptospirosis

    Abstract We report the case of a 33-year-old primigravida who presented at 37 weeks of gestation with symptoms suggestive of acute fatty liver of pregnancy, but was later diagnosed with leptospirosis (i.e. Weil’s disease or syndrome) on serological testing. Cardiotocography showed fetal distress, and an[…][]

  • Hepatitis E

    Hepatitis E is a viral infection caused by the hepatitis E virus. In children, Hepatitis E infection does not produce symptoms. It mostly affects adults as this disease mimics hepatic illness with features such as fatigue, jaundice, nausea, emesis, fever, anorexia, hepatomegaly, and abdominal pain. The duration is 1 to 2[…][]

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