Possible Causes for Liver Biopsy showing Abnormal Bile Duct Proliferation in USA

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
    Liver Biopsy showing Abnormal Bile Duct Proliferation

    Mild cases of alcoholic hepatitis usually are asymptomatic. As the disease progresses, the damage to the liver increases and the following signs and symptoms are evident: Weight loss Appetite changes Nausea accompanied by vomiting Inflammation along with pain Undue fatigue Jaundice Fever Confusion Excessive feeling…[1]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy showing Abnormal Bile Duct Proliferation 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…[2]

  • Portal Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy showing Abnormal Bile Duct Proliferation Liver Biopsy

    Laennec's cirrhosis, also known as portal cirrhosis, alcoholic cirrhosis, fatty cirrhosis, or atrophic cirrhosis, is named after René Laennec, a French physician and the inventor of the stethoscope. It is a disease of the liver in which the normal lobular architecture is lost, with fibrosis (scarring) and later nodular…[3]

  • Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim
    Vanishing Bile Duct Syndrome
  • Chlorpromazine
    Vanishing Bile Duct Syndrome
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Enlargement of the Liver

    The average age of CLL patients is more than 70 years and it should be noted that a complex clinical picture occurs in more than half of the cases due to coexisting diseases. The CLL itself leads to unspecific symptoms such as general malaise and weakness, possibly also to fever, night sweats and weight loss. In…[4]

  • Chronic Hepatitis C
    Liver Biopsy

    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…[5]

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    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…[6]

  • Gaucher Disease
    Enlargement of the Liver

    Gaucher disease is a lysosomal storage disease in which enzyme deficiency leads to accumulation of glycolipids in various tissues, mainly in the monocyte-macrophage system. It is transferred by autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance and depending on the subtype, patients may present with hepatosplenomegaly,…[7]

  • Familial Generalized Lipodystrophy
    Enlargement of the Liver

    Generalized lipodystrophy is a disorder characterized by loss of adipose tissue and, usually, metabolic disturbance due to deficiency of hormones derived from these tissues, most importantly leptin. Generalized lipodystrophy (GL) may be divided in congenital GL, also known as Berardinelli-Seip syndrome and acquired GL,…[8]

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  1. Alcoholic Hepatitis, Symptoma
  2. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  3. Laennec's cirrhosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Symptoma
  5. Chronic Hepatitis C, Symptoma
  6. Autoimmune Hepatitis, Symptoma
  7. Gaucher Disease, Symptoma
  8. Familial Generalized Lipodystrophy, Symptoma