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What are the common causes of liver cirrhosis?
- - Alcoholic abuse
- - Hepatitis (esp. type-C and -B)
- - Steatohepatitis
- - Metabolic liver diseases (Wison's, hemochromotosis, a-1antitrypsin)
- - Autoimmune hepatitis
- - Primary biliary cirrhosis
- - Primary sclerosing cholangitis
This patient most likely suffer from:
C. Budd Chiari
Answer: C. Image shows acute ischemic necrosis with centrolobular hemorrhage.
What is the least likely cause for changes in this liver of a 44-year-old woman? - Steatohepatitis - Primary biliary cirrhosis - Drug toxicity - Autoimmune hepatitis - Hepatitis C - Wilson's disease
- Answer: Wilson's disease.
- Note: Wilson's disease predominantly affects children.
What histological change is most typical of primary sclerosing cholangitis?
Answer: Inflammation and periductal fibrosis of large bile duct (see photo 1MB).
Changes shown on this radiograph is diagnostic of ___
Answer: Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) characteristically show "beading" of large bile duct on ERCP.
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