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Yellowish discoloration of dialyzer.

06:00 EST 23rd November 2011 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Yellowish discoloration of dialyzer."

A 43-year-old Chinese man with chronic viral hepatitis and end-stage renal disease, receiving conventional hemodialysis for 6 years, presented with general malaise and abdominal fullness. After 4.5 hours of hemodialysis, the hollow fibers of the dialyzer turned yellow. Biochemistry studies showed hyperbilirubinemia. The actual serum bilirubin (7.4 mg/dL) could be proved. Abdominal echography survey was negative. Hyperbilirubinemia was secondary to acute exacerbation of chronic viral hepatitis. Anuria and skin hyperpigmentation in uremia lack the tea-color urine and mask clinical jaundice in the presence of hyperbilirubinemia. Careful observation of dialyzer yellowish discoloration gave us timely discovery of patient's hyperbilirubinemia.

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Hong Zen Clinic and Hemodialysis Center, HsinChu City, Taiwan.

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Name: Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis
ISSN: 1542-4758
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