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119 Possible Causes for Pallor, Scleral Icterus

  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

    CASE CHARACTERISTICS: A 7-month-old boy, presented with prolonged fever, erythematous rash, severe pallor and hepatosplenomegaly.[] Examination demonstrated scleral icterus, splenomegaly, and anemia. By peripheral blood smear, the patient was diagnosed with Plasmodium ovale.[] CASE PRESENTATION: An otherwise seemingly normal girl, who had developed limping at the age of 11 months old, referred to Namazi Hospital, Shiraz, Iran, due to pallor and[]

  • Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency

    A shortage of red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout the body leads to fatigue, pallor, and shortness of breath.[] icterus (yellow coloring of the whites of the eyes) Abdominal pain Enlarged spleen (splenomegaly) Gallstones How is PK deficiency diagnosed?[] […] color of the skin, mucous membranes, or white part of the eyes ( jaundice ) Neurologic condition, called kernicterus , that affects the brain Fatigue, lethargy Pale skin ( pallor[]

  • Toxic Hemolytic Anemia

    Clinical presentation of hemolytic anemia: There is pallor of the mucous membrane which can be judged from the tongue. There is fluctuating of jaundice.[] Scleral icterus and/or jaundice may occur, and the spleen may be enlarged.[] Signs and Symptoms Pallor Jaundice Lethargy Abdominal pain Low-grade fever Dark urine (sever hemolysis) Hepatosplenomegaly Diagnostic tests CBC with smear Normocytic, normochromic[]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    ASS: Inquire about noticeable increase in weakness or pallor, syncope , and sudden abdominal distention.[] Enlarged liver, with jaundice and yellowing of the whites of the eyes (scleral icterus) Marked enlargement of bone marrow and possible significant deformities of some bones[] Pallor formed the most important sign seen in 85.7% [Table 3] of these children. Joint swelling formed a predominant manifestation seen in 60.7%.[]

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    However, eight days post delivery, the patient developed severe nausea and vomiting followed by hematuria, spontaneous bruising, marked pallor, icteric sclera, and lethargy[] Fever Lethargy Passing out blood in urine or very less urinary output Weakness Irritability Confusion Pain in the abdomen Development of swelling in the arms, feet and face Pallor[] […] diarrhea Presentation Symptoms prodromal gastrointestinal illness abdominal pain bloody diarrhea nausea vomiting fatigue (anemia) oliguria/anuria (renal failure) Physical exam pallor[]

  • Cooley's Anemia

    The anemia surfaces in the first few months after birth and becomes progressively more severe leading to pallor and easy fatigability, failure to thrive (grow), bouts of fever[] Physical findings : • Poor growth/failure to thrive; • Delayed puberty; • Pallor; • Jaundice (yellowish color of the skin or whites of the eyes); • Enlarged spleen, liver[]

  • Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia

    -sudden pallor -black urine then oliguria (low urine output) then anuria How do you diagnose hemolytic uremia syndrome?[] Pallor, particularly in the palms of the hands, the fingernails, and the conjunctiva (the lining of the eyelids), may also indicate anemia.[] On physical examination, mild pallor was noted and her vital signs were as follows: temperature, 98.0 F; heart rate, 90 beats per minute; respiratory rate, 16 breaths per[]

  • Fetal Erythroblastosis

    SignsMother• Polyhydramnios in mother.Baby• Pallor • Hepatosplenomegaly – signifying active haemolysis• Jaundice MAY NOT be there at birth – since the mother’s kidney will[] […] pregnancy Blood transfusion Maternal history (for erythroblastotic stillbirths, abortions, previously affected children, previous anti-Rh titers) Assessment-Physical Findings Pallor[] Clinical signs of severe haemolytic disease are pallor, hepatosplenomegaly, oedema, petechiae and ascites.[]

  • Myxedema

    Enlargement of tongue causing slurred speech Hearing loss (caused by swelling in the middle ear) Facial pallor (paleness) due to anemia and vasoconstriction Skin is pale and[] […] physical features of severe hypothyroidism, including macroglossia, delayed reflexes, dry, rough skin and myxedematous facies, which results from the periorbital edema, pallor[]

  • Malaria

    Infant presented with pallor, jaundice and massive spleen. Laboratory tests revealed anaemia, thrombocytopenia and bilirubinemia.[] Common physical findings include jaundice, hepatosplenomagaly and pallor.[] Physical signs include fever, tachycardia, jaundice, pallor, orthostatic hypotension, hepatomegaly, and splenomegaly.[]

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