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Acute Hepatitis
Nicole Roy, MD; Aya Kamaya, MD, FSRU, FSAR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Definitions

            • Inflammation of liver due to viral infection or toxic agents

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Ultrasonographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Consider

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Firneisz G: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus: the liver disease of our age? World J Gastroenterol. 20(27):9072-89, 2014
                                          2. Heller MT et al: The role of ultrasonography in the evaluation of diffuse liver disease. Radiol Clin North Am. 52(6):1163-75, 2014
                                          3. Goh V et al: Functional imaging of the liver. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 34(1):54-65, 2013
                                          4. Sudhamsu KC: Ultrasound findings in acute viral hepatitis. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ). 4(4):415-8, 2006
                                          5. Cakir B et al: Unusual MDCT and sonography findings in fulminant hepatic failure resulting from hepatitis A infection. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 185(4):1033-5, 2005
                                          6. Rubens DJ: Hepatobiliary imaging and its pitfalls. Radiol Clin North Am. 42(2):257-78, 2004
                                          7. Han SH et al: Duplex Doppler ultrasound of the hepatic artery in patients with acute alcoholic hepatitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 34(5):573-7, 2002
                                          8. Tchelepi H et al: Sonography of diffuse liver disease. J Ultrasound Med. 21(9):1023-32; quiz 1033-4, 2002
                                          9. Murakami T et al: Liver necrosis and regeneration after fulminant hepatitis: pathologic correlation with CT and MR findings. Radiology. 198(1):239-42, 1996
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Pathology

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Inflammation of liver due to viral infection or toxic agents

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                      • CT Findings

                                                        • MR Findings

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                              • Consider

                                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Firneisz G: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus: the liver disease of our age? World J Gastroenterol. 20(27):9072-89, 2014
                                                                                  2. Heller MT et al: The role of ultrasonography in the evaluation of diffuse liver disease. Radiol Clin North Am. 52(6):1163-75, 2014
                                                                                  3. Goh V et al: Functional imaging of the liver. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 34(1):54-65, 2013
                                                                                  4. Sudhamsu KC: Ultrasound findings in acute viral hepatitis. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ). 4(4):415-8, 2006
                                                                                  5. Cakir B et al: Unusual MDCT and sonography findings in fulminant hepatic failure resulting from hepatitis A infection. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 185(4):1033-5, 2005
                                                                                  6. Rubens DJ: Hepatobiliary imaging and its pitfalls. Radiol Clin North Am. 42(2):257-78, 2004
                                                                                  7. Han SH et al: Duplex Doppler ultrasound of the hepatic artery in patients with acute alcoholic hepatitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 34(5):573-7, 2002
                                                                                  8. Tchelepi H et al: Sonography of diffuse liver disease. J Ultrasound Med. 21(9):1023-32; quiz 1033-4, 2002
                                                                                  9. Murakami T et al: Liver necrosis and regeneration after fulminant hepatitis: pathologic correlation with CT and MR findings. Radiology. 198(1):239-42, 1996