Gastrointestinal System

{"ops":[{"insert":"Diagnosis and reasoning"},{"insert":"\n","attributes":{"header":1}},{"insert":"This pregnant lady has presented with nonpruritic jaundice for one week, with no other symptoms. She also claims to have experienced several episodes of jaundice during her teenage years.\n\nBroadly speaking, the causes of jaundice in pregnancy can be divided into those directly related to the pregnancy (e.g. HELLP syndrome, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, or acute fatty liver of pregnancy), and those which are unrelated (for example, cholecystitis, or acute viral hepatitis).\n\nHer examination does not provide any further significant findings; thus, a basic evaluation starting with a complete blood count, liver profile, abdominal ultrasound, and hepatitis panel is a good first step.\n\nOur patient\u0027s liver function parameters are normal, e"}]}

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