A 12-year-old boy presented with jaundice, abdominal distension and leg edema

Authors

  • Md. Benzamin Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Rafiqul Islam Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Nahid E Subha Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Fahmida Begum Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v13i1.45045

Keywords:

Abdominal distension, Edema, Jaundice, Wilson's disease

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A 12-year-old immunized boy, 3rd issue of consanguineous parents, presented with jaundice for the last 4 months and gradual abdominal distension for last 2 months. Mother also mentioned the swelling of both ankles for the same duration. He had anorexia, nausea and generalized weakness. There was no history of previous jaundice, blood transfusion, surgical procedure, history of taking offending drugs, no family history of liver disease, deterioration of school performance or neuropsychiatric manifestations, bleeding manifestations, behavioral abnormality, altered consciousness or convulsion.

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Published

2020-02-19

How to Cite

Benzamin, M., Islam, R., Subha, N. E., & Begum, F. (2020). A 12-year-old boy presented with jaundice, abdominal distension and leg edema. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 13(1), 22–26. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v13i1.45045

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