Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Biliary tract disease

Topic Completed: 1 May 2012

Minor changes: 5 December 2019

Revised: 24 January 2019, last major update May 2012

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PubMed Search: Hyperalimentation[TI] liver

Komal Arora, M.D.
Cite this page: Arora K. Hyperalimentation. website. Accessed August 3rd, 2020.
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
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