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Disorders of the Liver (PEARLS)
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A 24 year old returns from an
Asian vacation tour and develops fatigue, fever, jaundice and hepatomegaly 3 days later
. What is the likely cause?
hepatitis is only associated with hepatitis B
Which hepatitis can be obtained via blood transfusion and is likely to lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer?
Which viral Hepatitis causes a
high infant mortality rate in a pregnant woman
A patient has negative Anti-HBc IGG, positive Anti-HBc IGM and positive HBsAg. What is the status of their hepatitis B?
Acute active Hepatitis B (contagious)
A patient has positive Anti-HBc IGG, negative Anti-HBc IGM and positive HBsAg. What is the status of their hepatitis B?
Chronic hepatitis B
Which of the hepatitis viruses is a DNA virus?
Hepatitis B (the rest are all RNA viruses)
What test provides definitive diagnosis of liver cancer?
What is the medical management of ascites due to cirrhosis?
Single morning oral doses of spironolactone and furosemide
Which types of hepatitis have available vaccines?
Hepatitis A and B
Patient with Hepatitis C is at high risk for which malignancy?
What are the routes of transmission for hepatitis B?
Infants: perinatal infection Adults: Blood to blood exposure - Sexual - IV drug abuse
What are the routes of transmission for hepatitis A?
What findings are expected in a patient who is immune to Hepatitis B due to vaccination?
HBsAg negative - Anti-HBc negative - Anti-HBs positive
What findings are expected in a patient who is immune to Hepatitis B due to natural infection?
HBsAg negative - Anti-HBc positive - Anti-HBs positive
List two medications which may cause cholelithiasis?
Ceftriaxone and Clofibrate
Treatment of chronic autoimmune hepatitis?
Treatment of chronic viral hepatitis B or C?
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