Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Metabolic diseases
Galactosemia



Topic Completed: 1 April 2012

Revised: 23 January 2019, last major update April 2012

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PubMed Search: Liver galactosemia[TI]


Komal Arora, M.D.
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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
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