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Diseases » NISCH syndrome » Glossary
 

Glossary for NISCH syndrome

  • Abdominal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the abdominal region.
  • Biliary conditions: Medical conditions affecting the biliary system (liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, etc.) in digestion.
  • Cholestasis: A condition where the bile flow is impaired or completely halted.
  • Enlarged liver: Swelling of the liver.
  • Hair conditions: Any disorder the affects the hair
  • Hyperbilirubinemia: Increased levels of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a by product from the breakdown of haemoglobin.
  • Ichthyosis: Fish-like scaly dry skin areas
  • Icterus: yellowish discoloration of the skin and mucus membrane
  • Jaundice: Bile or liver problem causing yellowness.
  • Liver failure: Acute liver failure (ALF) is an uncommon condition in which the rapid deterioration of liver function results in coagulopathy and alteration in the mental status of a previously healthy individual.
  • NISH Syndrome:
  • Portal hypertension: Portal hypertension may be defined as a portal pressure gradient of 12 mm Hg or greater and is often associated with varices and ascites.
  • Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Swollen spleen: Swelling or enlargement of the spleen

 

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