Possible Causes for Liver Biopsy Normal in USA

  • Gilbert's Disease
    Liver Biopsy Normal

    Gilbert`s syndrome (GS) is an inherited liver disorder in which there is incomplete elimination of bilirubin from the body leading to elevated bilirubin levels called as hyperbilirubinemia. It occurs due to reduced levels of specific liver enzyme and has autosomal recessive inheritance. The disease is generally asymptomatic…[1]

  • Chronic Hepatitis C
    Liver Biopsy Abnormal Liver Biopsy Liver Biopsy showing Periportal Fibrosis

    Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus. If such an infection persists for more than six months, it is deemed chronic hepatitis C, and this condition bears high risks of liver cirrhosis or malignant degeneration. An acute stage of hepatitis C infection has been described, but most patients…[2]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy Abnormal Liver Biopsy

    Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a chronic and progressive disease of the liver which involves destruction of the interlobular bile ducts. In many cases, primary biliary cirrhosis causes no symptoms. However, in certain percentage of individuals this disease is known to cause the following signs and symptoms: Dry…[3]

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    Liver Biopsy Abnormal Liver Biopsy

    Oettinger et al. published a series of 142 children with autoimmune hepatitis. Findings included: Jaundice 58% Non specific weakness 57% Anorexia 47% Abdominal pain 38%  Paleness 26% Other symptoms and signs may include: General discomfort or uneasiness  Abdominal distension Pruritis Diarrhea Edema Weight loss Spider…[4]

  • Granulomatous Liver Disease
    Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Transplant Rejection
    Liver Biopsy Abnormal Liver Biopsy
  • Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease
    Liver Biopsy
  • Cardiac Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy
  • Hepatocellular Adenoma
    Liver Biopsy Abnormal Liver Biopsy

    Hepatocellular adenomas are benign tumors of liver closely linked to oral contraceptive and anabolic steroid use that usually involve the right hepatic lobe. Cases have also been described in type I and III glycogen storage diseases and men with metabolic syndrome. Often clinically silent, this condition may be found…[5]

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy
    Liver Biopsy

    Acute fatty liver of pregnancy is uncommon, but a possibly life-threatening disorder of pregnancy that primarily develops in the third trimester. Jaundice, fever, abdominal pain, anorexia, and nausea are some of the main complaints, whereas liver failure and coagulopathy can lead to both maternal and fetal death in…[6]

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  1. Gilbert's Disease, Symptoma
  2. Chronic Hepatitis C, Symptoma
  3. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  4. Autoimmune Hepatitis, Symptoma
  5. Hepatocellular Adenoma, Symptoma
  6. Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy, Symptoma