liver damage can be reversible
moderate increase of LFT's, increased AST, increased ALT, increased total bilirubin.
ultrasound shows hypoechoic, hepatomegally, increased echogenicity of the portal vein wall radicles, GBWT is possible
*Starry night-portal vein wall radicles
ex. 42 y/o male presents w/ flu-like symptoms, ^ LFT's, ^ AST, ^ ALT, ^ total bilirubin; ultrasound shows hypoechoic liver w/ increased echogenicty of the portal vein wall radicles
weight loss, jaundice, fatiue, abdominal pain
^ALT, ^ ALK Phosphate, ^ direct and total bilirubin.
Ultrasound shows: Caudate lobe hypertrophy, small, hyperechoic nodular liver, ascites, portal hypertension, hepatofugal, GBWT
Ex. 42 y/o alcoholic presents w/ ^ AST, ^ ALT, ^ Bilirubin; ultrasound shows small nodular liver w/ GBWT