Flashcards in Liver Deck (40)
When do you do a fibroscan?
ALT, AST, GGT high
Hazardous/harmful alcohol risk
What does a fibroscan do?
Ferritin and liver elastography
What cells are antigen presenting in the liver?
What cells are found in hepatic sinusoids?
Kupffer cells, dendritic cells, T cells
What antibodies are found in autoimmune chronic hepatitis?
Type 1: Anti smooth muscle Ab
Anti nuclear Ab
Type 2: Anti-LKM antibodies
Treatment of autoimmune chronic hepatitis
What antibodies are found in primary biliary cirrhosis?
Anti mitochondrial antibodies
Some antinuclear antibodies
How is primary biliary cirrhosis linked to environment?
N. aromaticovorans can induce AM Abs
How do you diagnose primary sclerosing cholangitis?
Radiology, autoantibody detection
Linked with IBD
MRCP/ERCP + biopsy