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-esophageal varices
-hemorrhoid

-enlarged vein on anterior abdominal wall-caput

ascites
portal HTN
Portal HTN=
high blood pressure in
portal vein
brings blood from intestine>liver
portal vein
portal vein receives blood from
-intestine
-spleen
-pancreas
-gallbladder
complications of portal HTN
-esophageal varices
-splenomegaly
-ascites
first sign of portal HTN
bleedin from esophageal varices
cause of death with cirrhosis
upper GI hemorrhage
bleeding esophageal varice
ascites
excess fluid btw
-membranes lining abdomen
-abdominal organ
ascites
liver dx
massive hematemesis
upper Gi bleeding=

-ascites
-splenomegaly
splenomegaly
portal HTN
massive hematemesis in alcoholic
esophageal varices
spider angiomas
alcoholic
cirrhosis
hepatitis
portal vein thrombosis
CHF
liver cancer
nephrotic syndrome
pancreatitis
ascites
increased destruction RBC
rapid release of bilirubin into blood
unconjugated
rapid release of bilirubin
conjugation of bilirubin with
glucuronic acid
conjugated
obstruction of bile ducts

inability of bilirubin to be excreted into GI
conjugated
free bilirubin
unconjugated
high levels of bilirubin in blood that cause infant brain damage
kernicterus
athetoid cerebral palsy
crippling=kernicterus
serum hepatitis
hepatitis B
infectious disease
hep B
common reason for liver translantation
hep C
higher incidence
chronic dx
cirrhosis
hepatocellular carcinoma
hep c
drug addicts
hep D
epidemics like hep A
hep E
viral
infectious
least serious
hep A
incubation after
3-6 wks
increased serum enzymes=
transaminase
hepatitis
surface antigen >
infectious=
carrier state
cirrhosis
wilson dx
hepatocellular cancinoma
wilson dx