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Liver Disease

AUTHOR:
Joanna Odenthal
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Discuss the non-specific presentations of liver disease as well as the laboratory tests that indicate liver injury.
  2. Formulate a differential diagnosis for acute hepatitis and identify the risk factors that make different etiologies more or less likely.  
  3. Compare and contrast findings in non-alcoholic and alcoholic steatohepatitis. List other etiologies of chronic liver disease including infectious and autoimmune.
  4. Discuss the etiologies and clinical findings of cirrhosis as well as the diagnostic steps needed to make a the diagnosis of cirrhosis.
  5. Recognize findings concerning for Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE). Use the pathophysiology of the disease process to explain the methods to manage HE.
  6. Develop a systematic approach to the work-up of hyperbilirubinemia.
Section
AccessMedicine > Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7e > Algorithms > ASCITES: DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Acute Viral Hepatitis
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Chronic Hepatitis
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Approach to the Patient with Liver Disease
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Evaluation of Liver Function
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Toxic and Drug-Induced Hepatitis
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Alcoholic Liver Disease
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Cirrhosis and Its Complications
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Anatomy 3e > Case 23 > Cirrhosis
Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Gastroenterology Case 7.10 > Gastroenterology Case 7.10
Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Gastroenterology Case 7.11 > Gastroenterology Case 7.11
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine 4th ed. > Case 46 > Jaundice
Case File
AccessMedicine > Sherris Medical Microbiology Cases > Case 5 > Hepatitis Viruses
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 78 > Chronic Hepatitis B
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 79 > Cirrhosis
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 36 > Abnormal Liver Tests

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