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Hepatitis D Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
 
Updated: Apr 30, 2015
 
 

Diagnostic Considerations

The following conditions should also be considered in the differential diagnosis of hepatitis D:

  • Acetaminophen poisoning
  • Drug-induced hepatitis
  • Fatty liver of pregnancy
  • HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet) syndrome in pregnant patients
  • Ischemic liver injury
  • Mushroom toxicity
  • Bile duct strictures
  • Biliary obstruction
  • Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia
  • Isoniazid hepatotoxicity

Differential Diagnoses

 
 
Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF Chief of Gastroenterology, Presbyterian Hospital; Medical Director of Endoscopy, Presbyterian Medical Group; Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute

Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF is a member of the following medical societies: American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

Sean R Lacey, MD Associate Professor of Gastroenterology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine; Staff Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Lehigh Valley Hospital and St Luke's Hospital

Sean R Lacey, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Gastroenterology, American College of Physicians, American Gastroenterological Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Rajan Kanth, MD Hospitalist, Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital

Rajan Kanth, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians, Society of Hospital Medicine, Nepal Medical Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Rahaman Mujibur, MD Academic Hospitalist/Hospitalist, Marshfield Clinic, St Joseph’s Hospital

Rahaman Mujibur, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, Wisconsin Medical Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

BS Anand, MD Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine

BS Anand, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Acknowledgements

David Eric Bernstein, MD Director of Hepatology, North Shore University Hospital; Professor of Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

David Eric Bernstein, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Gastroenterology, American College of Physicians, American Gastroenterological Association, and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference

Disclosure: Medscape Salary Employment

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