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Flashcards in Jaundice Deck (7):
1

List 4 possible causes for an isolated hyperbilirubinaemia?

Pre-hepatic causes of jaundice
Gilbert's syndrome
Dubin-Johnson syndrome
Rotor's syndrome

2

Which liver marker may rise before ALP in acute ascending cholangitis?

ALT

3

What may fall in severe haemolytic anaemia?

Hb levels

4

What may an elevated reticulocyte (immature RBC) count indicate?

Haemolytic anaemia

5

A raised white cell count is common in many causes of obstructive jaundice. True or false?

True

6

Which genetically determined condition underlies haemolytic anaemia?

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

7

What may be seen on a liver ultrasound in viral hepatitis?

No specific parenchymal ultrasound findings
However a collapsed gallbladder may be seen in 50% of cases

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