Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor
Congestive heart failure
Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 May 2012, last major update May 2012
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● Also called cardiac sclerosis
● Mild elevation of serum ALT and AST, mild jaundice
● Rarely progresses to fully developed cirrhosis
● Centrilobular congestion and necrosis, central stellate fibrosis
● Sinusoidal dilation which can compress liver cell plates, hemosiderin and lipochrome laden macrophages
● May have cholestasis at edge of fibrotic zone, PAS+ globules in ischemic central zones
● Portal tracts spared until late
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