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Liver & GIT

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A 56 year old man presents to you with jaundice. The patient is receiving no medication and his only symptomatic complaints is mild fatigue over the past 2 months. Physical examination is remarkable only for the presence of scleral icterus. The patient has no significant past medical history. Analysis of serum chemistry reveals the following:

SGOT : 35U/L SGPT : 35U/L

Total bilirubin: 7 mg/dL

Direct Bilirubin: 5mgldL

Alkaline phosphatase: 720U/L

Which of the following is the next appropriate diagnostic step? (AIIMS Nov 99)



A Ultrasound

B Liver biopsy

C Review of peripheral blood smear

D ERCP

Ans. A Ultrasound

Approach to a case of obstructive Jaundice

Protocol for investigating a patient with cholestatic serum profile.

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