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Liver Pathology. You gotta know this one…MUST KNOW TV! 55-year-old man named Hayden Christensen presents to you with severe abdominal pain. Physical examination demonstrates tender, smooth hepatomegaly and mild jaundice. Serum chemistries demonstrate an aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) of over ten times the upper limit of normal. The hematocrit is 70%. The patient has no known history of smoking or lung disease or alcohol abuse. Complete blood count shows an increased number in all cell lines, with the most marked elevation in the erythrocyte line (Biggie Fry hint). The morphology of the cells in the peripheral smear is normal. Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient's liver function abnormalities? What is the red blood cell disease called??? 1-Budd-Chiari syndrome 2-Alcoholic hepatitis 3-Alcoholic cirrhosis 4-Hepatitis A 5-Hep B 6-Hep C 7-Hep D 8-Hep E 9-Hep F (Just kidding) 10-Cholecystiis 11-Cholangitis 12-Cholelithiasis 13-Fulminant Hepatitis 14-Parasitic infection

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Liver Pathology. You gotta know this one…MUST KNOW TV!

55-year-old man named Hayden Christensen presents to you with severe abdominal pain. Physical examination demonstrates tender, smooth hepatomegaly and mild jaundice. Serum chemistries demonstrate an aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) of over ten times the upper limit of normal. The hematocrit is 70%. The patient has no known history of smoking or lung disease or alcohol abuse. Complete blood count shows an increased number in all cell lines, with the most marked elevation in the erythrocyte line (Biggie Fry hint). The morphology of the cells in the peripheral smear is normal. Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient's liver function abnormalities? What is the red blood cell disease called???
1-Budd-Chiari syndrome
2-Alcoholic hepatitis
3-Alcoholic cirrhosis
4-Hepatitis A
5-Hep B
6-Hep C
7-Hep D
8-Hep E
9-Hep F (Just kidding)
10-Cholecystiis
11-Cholangitis
12-Cholelithiasis
13-Fulminant Hepatitis
14-Parasitic infection

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