Possible Causes for Liver Function Tests Abnormal in USA

  • Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease
    Liver Function Tests Abnormal

    Hepatic veno-occlusive disease is a life-threatening condition in which toxic substances (either chemotherapeutic drugs or pyrrolizidine alkaloids found in various herbal remedies) cause severe damage to the endothelial cells of sinusoidal vessels in the liver, resulting in massive fibrosis and blood flow obstruction.…[1]

  • Amanita Muscaria
    Liver Function Tests Abnormal
  • Hepatitis G
    Liver Function Tests Abnormal
  • Hepatitis E
    Liver Function Tests Abnormal

    Hepatitis E is a viral infection caused by the hepatitis E virus. In children, Hepatitis E infection does not produce symptoms. It mostly affects adults as this disease mimics hepatic illness with features such as fatigue, jaundice, nausea, emesis, fever, anorexia, hepatomegaly, and abdominal pain. The duration is 1 to 2…[2]

  • Echinococcosis
    Liver Function Tests Abnormal

    Echinococcosis is a disease caused by the parasites called tapeworms belonging to the Echinococcus genus. Humans get infected by ingesting the parasite eggs in contaminated water, food, or soil, and through having direct contact with the animal hosts. Cystic echinococcosis The clinical presentation of cystic…[3]

  • Idiopathic Cryoglobulinemia
    Liver Function Tests Abnormal
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    Liver Function Tests Abnormal

    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]

  • Myxedema
    Liver Function Tests Abnormal

    Myxedema or severe hypothyroidism is clinical condition where the thyroid gland does not produce any thyroid hormone. In some cases, myxedema condition is also being referred to as underactive thyroid. Myxedema typically present with a distinct facial appearance, hoarse slow speech, and dryness of the skin. The…[5]

  • Gaucher Disease
    Enlargement of the Liver Liver Function Tests Abnormal

    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,…[6]

  • Thalassemia
    Liver Function Tests Abnormal

    Thalassemia is a genetic disorder, most commonly encountered in countries with malaria prevalence or in people of corresponding descent. In affected individuals, hemoglobin synthesis is disturbed, which leads to hypochromic microcytic anemia of different severity. Clinical presentation of thalassemia varies widely. And…[7]

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  1. Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease, Symptoma
  2. Hepatitis E, Symptoma
  3. Echinococcosis, Symptoma
  4. Autoimmune Hepatitis, Symptoma
  5. Myxedema, Symptoma
  6. Gaucher Disease, Symptoma
  7. Thalassemia, Symptoma