Test Findings
 

Cholestatic LFT Derangement

Bookmark

Overview

    • Look For

    • Elevated ALP and GGT
    • Mildly elevated ALT / AST
    • Elevated conjugated bilirubin
    • Causes of Cholestasis

    • Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    • Hepatitis (viral or alcoholic)
    • Autoimmune liver disease - primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis
    • Infiltrative liver disease - amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, lymphoma
    • Malignancy - hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma, metastasis
    • Non-malignant mass - abscess, cystic liver disease, haematoma
    • Sepsis
    • Acalculous cholecystitis
    • Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy
    • Total parenteral nutrition
    • Drugs - augmentin, isoniazid, rifampicin, chlorpromazine
    • Extrahepatic Cholestasis

    • Choledocholithiasis
    • Bile duct stricture
    • Parasitic infection of bile duct
    • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pancreatic cyst
    • Malignancy - pancreas, ampulla, common bile duct, gallbladder
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Want more info like this?
  • Your electronic clinical medicine handbook
  • Guides to help pass your exams
  • Tools every medical student needs
  • Quick diagrams to have the answers, fast
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge
Explore
   
 
Feedback