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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Check out this Jaundice
Recently I saw a patient with a serious case of jaundice. It was a new thing and had worsened in the last four days. It was pretty impressive. His chronic condition that causes the jaundice has been an issue over the last few years. Therefore, the symptom of jaundice came from a chronic issue. Jaundice can be caused by several things including hepatitis, liver failure, pancreatitis, and several other issues.
It is the result of elevated bilirubin in the body.
The picture attached of course, isn't my patient. Guess what was the worst symptom that he was having???