A 17-month-old girl presented with jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly, ascites and scaly erythematous skin lesion

  • Sayma Rahman Munmun
  • A. S. M. Bazlul Karim Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Rezina Parveen Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md. Benazamin Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md. Shafikul Alam Tanim Department of Pathology, Faculty of Basic Science and Paraclinical Science, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Manmohan Bir Shrestha Department of Radiology and Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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A 17-month-old girl, only issue of non-consanguineous parents, hailing from Sirajgonj, Bangladesh immunized as per EPI schedule got admitted to the inpatient department with the history of abdominal distension, jaundice, not growing well along with scaly skin lesion over scalp, chest, palm and sole for 9 months. She was reasonably well 9 months back. Then she developed abdominal distention which was increasing day-by-day associated with gradually deepening jaundice. There was also a history of irregular fever and cough for 1 month. Fever was high-grade irregular in nature, subsided by taking antipyretics in conjunction with non-productive cough. There was no history of contact with the tuberculosis patient, any surgery or dental procedure, family history of liver disease, but the history of one unit blood transfusion.

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2018-12-25
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Munmun, S., Karim, A. S. M., Parveen, R., Benazamin, M., Tanim, M. S., & Shrestha, M. (2018). A 17-month-old girl presented with jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly, ascites and scaly erythematous skin lesion. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 11(4), 304-309. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v11i4.38382
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