Glossary for Yellowish tinge to skin and eyes
Medical terms related to Yellowish tinge to skin and eyes or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: A rare complication of pregnancy that can occur in the second half of the pregnancy. It is characterized by excessive fatty deposits in the liver which can be fatal without prompt diagnosis and treatment which involves delivering the baby as soon as possible.
- Alcoholic liver disease: Alcoholic liver disease is the major cause of liver disease in Western countries, (in Asian countries, viral hepatitis is the major cause). It arises from the excessive ingestion of alcohol.
- Autoimmune Hepatitis: Liver inflammation caused due to autoimmune processes where the body's immune system attacks the liver.
- Bile duct cysts: The formation of a cyst (dilation or swelling) in the bile duct which can obstruct the flow of bile and result in jaundice.
- Biliary Atresia: A rare condition that can affect newborns where the bile duct that carries the bile from the liver to the small intestine is blocked or missing.
- Breast Milk Jaundice: Jaundice in an infant caused by the presence of a particular substance in the mother's breast milk which leads to high bilirubin levels in the infant. The condition tends to run in families. The jaundice tends to persist up to six weeks after birth.
- Cholestasis: A condition where bile formation or flow is reduced.
- Cholestasis disease of pregnancy: A liver condition that can occur usually in the last stage of pregnancy. The flow of bile in the gallbladder or liver is impaired by the high levels of pregnancy hormones. The bile acids build up in the organs and then enter the bloodstream. The main symptom is usually itching. Symptoms usually resolve after delivering the baby. Risk factors includes existing liver condition, multiple pregnancy and a family history of the condition.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Dubin-Johnson Syndrome: Rare, chronic hyperbilirubinemia caused by the liver's inability to secrete certain organic compounds.
- Eye symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Galactosemia: Accumulation of galactose in the blood leading to mental retardation and failure to thrive if not corrected.
- Gilbert's Syndrome: An inherited enzyme deficiency (UDP glucoronyl transferase) which causes periodic mild jaundice, abdominal pain, weakness and fatigue.
- Haemolytic uremic syndrome:
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hepatic failure: loss of normal liver function and metabolism of products by the liver
- Hereditary spherocytosis: A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner than normal which leads to problems such as anemia. There are various subtypes of the disorder which are distinguished by the origin of the underlying genetic defect.
- Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
- Jaundice-like symptoms: Yellowing symptoms of jaundice
- Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
- Malaria: A parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites.
- Neonatal hepatitis: A liver inflammation that occurs during the first few months of an infant's life.
- Neonatal sepsis: Bacterial blood infection in an infant under 3 months of age.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Niemann-Pick disease: A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (acid sphingomyelinase) needed to break down certain lipids which results in an accumulation of these lipids in the body.
- Pancreatic cancer: Pancreatic cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the pancreas
- Pancreatitis: Any inflammation that occurs in the pancreas
- Primary biliary cirrhosis: Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic and progressive cholestatic disease of the liver.
- Rotor syndrome: A rare condition that starts soon after birth or during childhood and is characterized by high blood bilirubin levels.
- Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin pain: Pain affecting the skin.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Upper abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the upper abdominal region.
- Viral Hepatitis: hepatitis describes inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis may be caused by alcohol, drugs, autoimmune diseases, metabolic diseases, and viruses. Viral infection accounts for more than half the cases of acute hepatitis.
- Yellowish tinge to skin and eyes in pregnancy: Yellowish tinge to skin and eyes in pregnancy is associated with liver malfunction and referred to as jaundice.
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