Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis: Atypical Presentation with Markedly Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase.
Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.
- Published Article
Journal of clinical and translational hepatology
- Publication Date
Dec 28, 2017
Alcoholic hepatitis (AH) is an acute inflammatory liver disease with poor prognosis. Infections in AH are difficult to detect and contribute to short-term mortality. Intrahepatic cholestasis and elevated alkaline phosphatase levels are also associated with worse outcomes. This report describes an uncommon presentation of severe AH.
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