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31

When do you do a fibroscan?

ALT, AST, GGT high
Increased ALP
Metabolic syndrome
Hazardous/harmful alcohol risk

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What does a fibroscan do?

Ferritin and liver elastography

33

What cells are antigen presenting in the liver?

Dendritic cells

34

What cells are found in hepatic sinusoids?

Kupffer cells, dendritic cells, T cells

35

What antibodies are found in autoimmune chronic hepatitis?

Type 1: Anti smooth muscle Ab
Anti nuclear Ab
Type 2: Anti-LKM antibodies

36

Treatment of autoimmune chronic hepatitis

Prednisolone

37

What antibodies are found in primary biliary cirrhosis?

Anti mitochondrial antibodies
Some antinuclear antibodies

38

How is primary biliary cirrhosis linked to environment?

Industry/mining
Toxic waste
N. aromaticovorans can induce AM Abs

39

How do you diagnose primary sclerosing cholangitis?

Radiology, autoantibody detection
Linked with IBD
MRCP/ERCP + biopsy

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Treatment of primary sclerosing cholangitis?

Ursodeoxycholic acid