Possible Causes for Liver Biopsy showing Bile Duct Necrosis in USA

  • Ascending Cholangitis
    Liver Biopsy showing Bile Duct Necrosis

    Ascending or acute cholangitis is a potentially life-threatening bacterial infection of the biliary tree that stems from bile duct obstruction and ascension of bacteria from the intestinal tract. Principal symptoms include abdominal pain, fever, and jaundice, known as the Charcot's triad, but additional clinical signs, as…[1]

  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
    Liver Biopsy showing Bile Duct Necrosis Liver Biopsy showing Periportal Necrosis

    Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic, progressive, cholestatic liver disease characterized by fibrosis and inflammation of intra- and extrahepatic biliary ducts. The course of the disease varies from person to person, and may lead to liver cirrhosis and associated complications. The course of the disease…[2]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
    Liver Biopsy showing Abnormal Bile Duct Proliferation Liver Biopsy showing Hepatocyte Necrosis

    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…[3]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy showing Abnormal Bile Duct Proliferation

    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…[4]

  • Portal Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy showing Abnormal Bile Duct Proliferation

    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…[5]

  • Hepatitis B
    Liver Biopsy showing Periportal Necrosis Liver Biopsy showing Hepatocyte Necrosis

    Hepatitis B is a form of viral hepatitis, caused by the hepatitis B virus, a member of the Hepadnavirus family. It is estimated that worldwide, more than 350 million people have chronic hepatitis B virus infection. The course of the disease may be extremely variable, depending on the patient’s age and immune status.…[6]

  • Drug-induced Toxic Hepatitis
    Liver Biopsy showing Hepatocyte Necrosis
  • Yellow Fever
    Liver Biopsy showing Hepatocyte Necrosis

    Yellow fever is an acute arbovirus infection. It is transmitted by the bite of the yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) and other species. Yellow fever has an incubation period of five to six days. In the initial phase that lasts for three to four days, there is mild fever with rigors and chills and yellowing of the…[7]

  • Toxic Hepatitis
    Liver Biopsy showing Hepatocyte Necrosis
  • Massive Hepatic Necrosis
    Liver Biopsy showing Periportal Necrosis Liver Biopsy showing Hepatocyte Necrosis

Further symptoms

References

  1. Ascending Cholangitis, Symptoma
  2. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Symptoma
  3. Alcoholic Hepatitis, Symptoma
  4. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  5. Wikipedia: Laennec's cirrhosis, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Hepatitis B, Symptoma
  7. Yellow Fever, Symptoma