Hepatic icterus

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  • Yellow fever

  • Viral hepatitis A, B, C, D, E

  • Medicinal and alcoholic hepatitis

  • Leptospirosis

  • East African trypanosomiasis

  • Recurrent fever (borreliosis)

  • Q fever (Coxiella burnetii) is a rare cause of jaundice

  • Typhoid fever can in rare cases cause jaundice

  • Liver decompensation due to acute liver failure after consumption of toxic mushrooms, such as Gyromitra sp., Amanita phalloides

  • Budd-Chiari syndrome (occlusion of vena hepatica)

  • Veno-occlusive disease resulting from ingestion of vegetable pyrrolizidine alkaloids (Heliotropium, Crotalaria, Senecio sp). See also Jamaican bush tea.

  • Cosmopolitan diseases, e.g. auto-immune hepatitis, biliary cirrhosis

Category: Medical Subject Notes , Medicine Notes , Surgery Notes



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