Differential Diagnosis of Jaundice

Extrahepatic Causes of Jaundice: Biliary tract disease (gallstone, stricture, cancer), infections (parasites, HIV, CMV, microsporidia); pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer.

Intrahepatic Causes of Jaundice: Viral hepatitis, medication-related hepatitis, acute fatty liver of pregnancy, alcoholic hepatitis, cirrhosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, autoimmune hepatitis, Wilson's disease, right heart failure, total parenteral nutrition; Dubin Johnson syndrome, Rotor's syndrome (direct hyperbilirubinemia); Gilbert's syndrome, Crigler-Niger syndrome (indirect); sclerosing cholangitis, sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, tumor.

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