Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Biliary tract disease

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

Revised: 7 November 2017, last major update May 2012

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

PubMed Search: Hyperalimentation[TI] liver

Cite this page: Arora, K. Hyperalimentation. website. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Simulates biliary obstruction
  • Elevation of alkaline phosphatase and transaminases
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Portal edema, bile ductular proliferation, variable cholestasis, centrilobular ballooning of hepatocytes, fatty change, PAS+ material in Kupffer cells
  • Lipofuscin-like pigment and hemosiderin can be seen