In case of co-incidental liver disease during pregnancy the patient can suffer from acute viral hepatitis, gall stones and biliary disease
The new clinic, inaugurated by Humaid Al Qutami, director-general of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), will have consultation for diabetes, family medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, ENT, dermatology, paediatrics, rheumatology, liver and biliary disease
, dermatology, dentistry among others.
The growing incidence of GI disorders such as colorectal, esophageal, or pancreatic cancers, biliary disease
, inflammatory bowel disease, and the changes in lifestyle such as an increase in unhealthy diet and physical inactivity resulted in several complications such as raised blood pressure, blood glucose, lipids, and obesity.
The evaluation of adults presenting with biliary disease
depends to a large extent on clinical symptoms of pain, presence and duration of jaundice, prior history of gallstones and any associated symptoms such as fever or weight loss.
Presentation of delayed HAS is less clear, ranging from asymptomatic to progressive biliary disease
in the form of strictures .
Lipoprotein X is an abnormal lipoprotein that may be seen in patients with obstructive biliary disease
Anti-mitochondrial antibodies are negative in obstructive biliary disease
12) Because of infection and the potential need for surgical intervention, untreated acute biliary disease
can become life-threatening, particularly in the elderly.
The diagnosed patients with primary biliary disease
or secondary to biliary surgery were operated for planned bypass surgical procedures.
Children with BA almost inevitably develop chronic biliary disease
, which often leads to PHT and associated complications.
They focus on physiological changes in liver function tests during normal pregnancy; liver disease not specific to pregnancy, such as viral hepatitis, gall stone and biliary disease
, hepatic vein thrombosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, hepatic adenoma, Wilson disease, and portal hypertension; liver disease unique to pregnancy, including hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis, preeclampsia-induced liver disease and HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets) syndrome, and the acute fatty liver; and transplantation.
For years, surgeons, gastroenterologists and primary care physicians have encountered patients with complaints consistent with biliary disease
, but with negative ultrasound imaging of the gallbladder, thus creating a diagnostic dilemma.