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Decribe the charcteristics of Hep G:
- parenterally transmitted
- distantly related to hep C
- not belived to be major liver disease agent
Which hpe strain is not considered a major liver disease agent, is distantly related to Hep C and is parenterally transmitted?
Describe what pathological changes in the liver occur due to hepatitis:
- Inflammatory cells in lobules and portal area
- Apoptosis of hepatocytes
- Ground glass hepatocytes with HBV
- Lympoid aggregeates with HCV
If you observed ground glass hepatocytes, what Hep strain would you suspect?
What would the appearance of the hepatocytes be in aperson with Hep B?
If you observed hepatocytes with lymphoid aggregates, what hep strain would you suspect?
Most treatment for Viral hepatitis is:
Prevention of Viral Hepatitis is by:
- Active immunization (HBV)
- Passive immunization (HBV and HAV)
What group is most susceptible to autoimmune hepatitis?
What are the characteristics of Autoimmune Hepatitis?
- Autoantibodies are present
- no signs of virus
- presence of autoimmune disease
- presents as chronic hepatitis
A young female with autoantibodies present, chronic hepatitis, various autoimmune diseases present and no signs of a virus likely has what disease?
What is the treatment for Autoimmune hepatitis?
How many people in the US meet the criteria for liver disease?
Alcoholic liver disease causes what percentage of alcohol related deaths in a year?
40% of alcohol related deaths are caused by what disease?
Alcoholic liver disease
How many Alcohol related deaths are there per year?
How many beers daily for several days generates a risk of liver disease?
How many mg of alcohol daily for several day creates liver disease risk?
How much alcohol causes severe liver disease?
160gm/day over 10-20 years
What are the various factors that contribute to Alcoholc liver disease development?
In early stages Alcoholic liver disease presenets as:
In later stages, alcoholic lver disease presents as:
What is delerium tremens?
- combative behavior
Tremors, combative behavior, hallucinations and seizures are all compoenents of what?
Delerium tremens happens particularly during what occurance?
Withdrawl of alcohol
Some patient swith alcholic liver disease present with what symptoms?
jaundice and delerium tremens
What are the three types of pathogenic changes of alcoholic liver disease?
- Fatty change
What is the most basic description of Alcoholic hepatitis?
Inflammation of the liver with cell damage associated with heavy bouts of drinking
inflammation of the liver and cell damage due to heavy bouts of drinking is termed: