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icterus

 [ik´ter-us]
icterus neonato´rum jaundice in newborn infants, as seen in erythroblastosis fetalis. Called also neonatal jaundice and jaundice of the newborn.
icterus prae´cox mild jaundice developing within the first 24 hours of life (before physiologic jaundice normally occurs), due to ABO blood group incompatibility between mother and infant; it usually clears rapidly and spontaneously, only occasionally resulting in hemolytic disease.

jaun·dice

(jawn'dis), Avoid the redundant phrase yellow jaundice.
A yellowish staining of the integument, sclerae, deeper tissues, and excretions with bile pigments, resulting from increased levels in the plasma.
Synonym(s): icterus
[Fr. jaune, yellow]

icterus

/ic·ter·us/ (ik´ter-us) [L.] jaundice.icter´ic
icterus neonato´rum  jaundice in newborn children.

icterus

(ĭk′tər-əs)
n.

icterus

See jaundice.

icterus

Jaundice, see there.

jaun·dice

(jawn'dis)
1. A yellowish staining of the integument, sclerae, and deeper tissues and of the excretions with bile pigments, which are increased in plasma.
2. Symptom of various disorders, including liver disease.
Synonym(s): icterus.

icterus

An alternative term for JAUNDICE. The Roman author Pliny, the Elder, believed that jaundice could be cured by gazing on the small yellow bird, the oriole. Icteros is the Greek word for a yellow bird.

Icterus

Another name for jaundice.
Mentioned in: Jaundice

jaun·dice

(jawn'dis)
A yellowish staining of the integument, sclerae, deeper tissues, and excretions with bile pigments, due to increased plasma bile levels.
Synonym(s): icterus.

icterus (ik´terəs),

n See jaundice.
icterus, acholuric,

icterus

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8) Although the differential diagnosis for renal failure and hemolytic anemia is extensive, the scleral icterus in the setting of a normal bilirubin level, combined with orange-colored urine, raised the suspicion of phenazopyridine use in this patient.
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Physical examination revealed normal growth and vital signs, no icterus, lymphadenopathy, ascites, splenomegaly, or other systemic abnormal findings.
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He had mild pallor, icterus and bilateral pitting oedema along with facial puffiness.
On physical examination, he had significant scleral icterus.
Bilirubin standard dissolved in dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO) representing bilirubin were spiked for icterus studies and 10% intralipid for lipaemia studies.
Remarkable physical examination findings included scleral icterus, jaundice, and hepatomegaly.
The most common adverse events of any grade experienced by patients receiving REYATAZ were scleral icterus (7%) and jaundice (5%).
The most dramatic takeover of manual processes included (1) autocentrifugation; (2) automated tube-cap removal; (3) autoload balancing; (4) autodelivery of specimens on instruments and routing of specimens to instruments performing unique tests (troponin-I); (5) specimen tracking from start to finish; (6) elimination of pour-offs; (7) refrigerated storage and automation of add-on tests; (8) autovalidation; 9) identification of problem specimens; (10) specimen adequacy, clots, hemolysis, icterus, and lipemia; and (11) labeling problems.