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2013 — December Case of the Month

Posted December 17, 2013

CLINICAL SUMMARY: Liver  

CAP Foundation Online Case of the Month

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An 11-year-old girl presented in hemolytic crisis with fulminant hepatic failure requiring liver transplantation. Viral serologies were negative. The serum ceruloplasmin level was 4.2 mg/dL (low). The explanted liver weighed 984 g and was diffusely nodular. No discrete masses were identified. A PAS with diastase histochemical stain was negative in the liver.

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  • Acetaminophen toxicity
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Nodular regenerative hyperplasia
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Wilson disease

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