Case 48

Alissa J. Walsh, Otto C. Buchel, Jane Collier and Simon P.L. Travis

in Oxford Case Histories in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557899
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753329 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 48

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A 75-year-old retired truck driver was referred for evaluation of abnormal liver function tests, which had been found at a routine check-up. He was asymptomatic. Prior medical history included a myocardial infarction 4 years before, benign prostatic hypertrophy, and jaundice at 17 years of age. He had never had a tattoo, drank very little, but had had blood transfusions following a prostatectomy in 2001. He had not recently travelled and was a non-smoker.

Chapter.  1507 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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