Jaundice causes

Medical causes

Medical Doctors Aren’t Very Happy

  • Malignancy –  lymphoma, hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Drugs – oral contraceptive pill, IVDA, overdose
  • Alcohol – liver disease, cirrhosis, acute alcoholic hepatitis
  • Viruses – hepatitis A, B, C, EBV, CMV
  • Haematological – haemolytic anaemia

Surgical causes

Surgeons ARe Not Much better

  • Stones – painful jaundice
  • Antibiotics/Anaesthetic effect
  • Reabsorption of haematoma
  • Nodal obstruction – painful or painless
  • Malignancy of pancreatic head
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