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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor

General concepts

Cirrhosis - features to report


Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 30 April 2012, last major update April 2012
Copyright: (c) 2004-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Certain, probable or possible cirrhosis
● Micronodular (2 mm or less with delicate fibrous bands, due to alcoholic liver disease or chronic biliary obstruction), macronodular (3 mm or more with wide fibrous bands, variable nodules) or mixed
● Grade activity as with chronic hepatitis
● Developing or fully established
● Etiology of cirrhosis (often cannot be determined; granulomas suggest primary biliary cirrhosis; Mallory’s hyaline, fatty change or neutrophils suggest alcoholic liver disease)

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