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178 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[bmj.com] jaundice and enlarged gallbladder Trousseau’s syndrome : migratory thrombophlebitis new onset diabetes mellitus lipase hypersecretion syndrome (10-15%) 9 polyarthralgia and[radiopaedia.org]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Therefore, a painless jaundice that becomes worse is often the first sign of pancreatic cancer.[patient.info] In some cases, painless jaundice may be a symptom of early pancreatic cancer that can be cured with surgery.[medicinenet.com] A tumor that obstructs the common bile duct leads to the phenomenon known as “painless jaundice” as bile constituents accumulate in the blood, often prompting an imaging study[pancreapedia.org]

  • Cryptogenic Cirrhosis

    Abstract Cryptogenic cirrhosis is a clinical entity which has the potential for better diagnosis of actual underlying maladies with future advancements in medicine. Current understanding of CC is rapidly undergoing transformation (Figures 1 & 2). In the light of available evidence of frequent disappearance of fat in[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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.[medicorcancer.com] SYMPTOMS: The usual symptoms are painless jaundice, intermittent or constant; fatigue, pruritis, fever, and nonspecific abdominal pain.[ralphmoss.com] Case Report: A 61 year old woman presented with painless obstructive jaundice of 2 months duration.[journals.sjp.ac.lk]

  • Cholestatic Jaundice

    […] usually due to stones or tumor ROS: Painless jaundice suggests malignancy whereas choledocholithiasis often p/w colicky abdominal pain PE: jaundice, abd ttp.[errolozdalga.com] Malignant neoplasms should be suspected in older patients ( 50 years old) presenting with painless jaundice. In newborn patients, biliary atresia must be suspected.[link.springer.com] Pearls and Pitfalls The most common cause of obstructive jaundice is choledocholithiasis.[link.springer.com]

  • Viral Hepatitis

    Abstract The commonest causes of acute pancreatitis are cholelithiasis and alcohol. Rare causes include various viral infections, among which mumps is the commonest. Hepatitis A, hepatitis B and, recently, hepatitis E have been reported to cause acute but mild pancreatitis in patients with acute viral hepatitis. This[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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).[doi.org]

  • Metastatic Liver Carcinoma

    Ultrasound The most striking clinical symptom leading to diagnostic imaging is painless obstructive jaundice, which is caused by compression or ingrowth of the distal common[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Hepatitis B

    Hepatitis B is a form of viral hepatitis, caused by the hepatitis B virus, a member of the Hepadnavirus family. It is estimated that worldwide, more than 350 million people have chronic hepatitis B virus infection. The course of the disease may be extremely variable, depending on the patient’s age and immune status.[…][symptoma.com]

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