Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease Website Course

Evaluating Liver Test Abnormalities

Understanding the Pathophysiology of Liver Disease

for Health Care Providers

Differential Diagnosis Key Point

It is useful to think of liver disease as being either acute or chronic. Though there are many potential etiologies, the list of most common causes can be narrowed down depending on the pattern of injury, specifically acute hepatocellular, chronic hepatocellular, acute cholestatic and chronic cholestatic injury.