Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: November  2017

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Hepatitis C virus infection
  • Hepatitis B virus infection
  • Hepatitis A virus infection
  • Alcohol-related liver disease
  • Acetaminophen overdose
  • Nonacetaminophen medications
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Gilbert syndrome
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Choledocholithiasis

Uncommon

  • Hepatitis E
  • Hepatitis D
  • Epstein-Barr virus infection
  • Herpes simplex virus infection
  • Cytomegalovirus infection
  • HIV infection
  • Sepsis
  • Extrapulmonary TB
  • Toxins
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Wilson disease
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Primary biliary cholangitis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Liver metastases
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Shock
  • Portal vein thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari syndrome
  • Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy
  • HELLP syndrome
  • Acute fatty liver of pregnancy

Contributors

Authors VIEW ALL

Consultant Hepatologist

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Oxford

UK

Disclosures

JFLC declares that he has no competing interests.

Dr Jeremy Cobbold would like to gratefully acknowledge Dr William D. Carey and Dr Achuthan Sourianarayanane, the previous contributors to this monograph. WDC is an author of a number of references cited in this monograph. AS declares that he has no competing interests.

Peer reviewers VIEW ALL

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director

Yale Viral Hepatitis Program

Section of Digestive Diseases

Yale School of Medicine

New Haven

CT

Disclosures

JKL declares that he has no competing interests.

Senior Lecturer in Hepatology & Honorary Consultant Physician

Liver Research Group

Institute of Biomedical Research

The Medical School

University of Birmingham

Birmingham

UK

Disclosures

PN declares that he has no competing interests.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas

TX

Disclosures

MM is an author of a reference cited in this monograph.

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