Sunday, April 17, 2016

Severe Jaundice in Viral Hepatitis - Yellow Eyes and skin



Jaundice:

It means yellow discolouration of skin and mucous membrane. Jaundice is of three types:

1. Hemolytic - Due to excessive hemolysis in blood disorders and Malaria etc.

2. Infective: Viral, bacterial or protozoal

3. Obstructive: Obstruction to the passage of Bile flow

Investigations:

LFT

Hepatitis profile

Ultrasound examination of Liver

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