Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Metabolic diseases

Author: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 26 October 2017, last major update April 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Liver galactosemia[TI]

Cite this page: Arora, K. Galactosemia. website. Accessed June 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
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Galactose metabolism

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Hepatocellular degeneration with focal fatty change, particularly in regenerative nodules; pseudorosettes, cholestasis, fibrosis, cirrhosis
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Liver shows extensive fatty change and delicate fibrosis

Electron microscopy description
  • Cholestasis, lipid droplets, increased endoplasmic reticulum, abnormal mitochondria