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1,729 Possible Causes for Liver Biopsy Abnormal, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Positive STD Test

  • Hepatitis B

    During the incubation period and during the acute phase of the illness, surface antigen-antibody complexes may be found in the sera of some patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As most liver diseases affect the entire organ uniformly, the small sample obtained by biopsy, generally performed under a local anesthetic, will show any abnormalities.[verywellhealth.com] Other procedures used to diagnose hepatitis B: Diagnostic Tests Liver Biopsy Diagnostic Tests A blood test will be ordered to look for abnormal levels of certain enzymes in[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Hepatitis A

    Hepatitis A is a form of viral hepatitis, caused by the hepatitis A virus, a single-stranded, positive-sense, linear RNA enterovirus of the Picornaviridae family. The virus spreads by the fecal-oral route and infections often occur in conditions of poor sanitation. The incubation period usually lasts 2 to 6 weeks.[…][symptoma.com]

  • Gonorrhea

    The possibility that positive test results may be false should be considered when patients have unanticipated positive test results.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Next Steps After Testing Positive for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia Data and Surveillance California STD Data National STD Data Resources for Providers CDC Division of STD Prevention[cdph.ca.gov] Before conducting a follow-up of a positive STD-test result, public health professionals should consult the patient’s health-care provider if possible to verify the diagnosis[cdc.gov]

    Missing: Liver Biopsy Abnormal
  • Massive Hepatic Necrosis

    Nevertheless, he had a history of more than 15 years of large amounts of alcohol intake and a liver biopsy confirm alcoholic cirrhosis (Laennec's Cirrhosis). 48.[slideshare.net] The liver was said to be "enlarged and abnormal." Immediately after the operation, she became jaundiced and continued to ooze from her inci- sion.[nap.edu] Gynecomastia due to alcoholic cirrhosis A 32 year old male patient with normal secondary sex characteristics, no testicular mass, no hystory of drug ingestion, no other endocrine abnormalities[slideshare.net]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Hepatitis C

    Another test to check for liver damage is a liver biopsy. Your doctor will take a small piece of tissue from your liver and test it for cell abnormalities.[healthline.com] The distribution of the negative-strand results in the liver-biopsy specimens, which were based on biochemical abnormalities, provided comparable data.[doi.org] If your doctor thinks you have liver damage, they’ll order a liver function test to check your blood for signs of heightened enzymes from your liver.[healthline.com]

    Missing: Patient Appears Acutely Ill
  • Reye Syndrome

    Four had abnormalities so severe that transfusion of coagulation factors and platelets were required prior to percutaneous liver biopsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the liver biopsy specimen showed both centrinuclear fatty metamorphosis and mitochondrial abnormality, i.e., a typical RS pathology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A liver biopsy showed diffuse accumulation of lipid droplets in swollen hepatocytes, and abnormal urinary metabolites included beta-hydroxy-beta-methyl glutarate (HMG), beta-methylglutaconate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Aflatoxicosis

    Patients will appear ill with fever, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and hemorrhagic diathesis, hepatomegaly, and elevated liver function tests.[visualdx.com] […] exposure to aflatoxins will produce acute hepatic necrosis from days to weeks later, but with multiple exposures likely in a terrorist attack, many victims will present with acute[visualdx.com]

    Missing: Positive STD Test
  • Hepatitis G

    biopsy showed mild fatty infiltration of the liver .[gut.bmj.com] Logistic regression was used to estimate the OR for a positive HGV/GBV-C test result associated with STD exposure, after adjustment for confounding variables.[cid.oxfordjournals.org] The other was a 19 year old man with abnormal liver function tests in whom liver biopsy showed evidence of chronic hepatitis with mild activity and minimal fibrosis.[gut.bmj.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Patients with a "discharge," or possibility of having an STD, usually will have the discharge tested for STD organisms (for example, Neisseria and Chlamydia).[rxlist.com] A positive urinalysis is usually detection of about two to five leukocytes (white blood cells), about 15 bacteria per high-power microscopic field, and a positive nitrite[rxlist.com]

    Missing: Liver Biopsy Abnormal
  • HIV Infection

    In the emergency department, the patient appeared acutely ill, was febrile, tachycardic, hypotensive, and slow to respond to commands.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

    Missing: Liver Biopsy Abnormal