Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease Website Course

Evaluating Liver Test Abnormalities

Understanding the Pathophysiology of Liver Disease

for Health Care Providers

Other Diseases

Back to Chronic Hepatocellular Injury

There are other non-hepatic causes of chronic elevation of aminotransferases:

  • Thyroid disorder
  • Celiac disease
  • Adrenal insufficiency

These entities should be considered if work up for liver causes is non-diagnostic.

Laboratory Investigation

  • Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
  • Anti-endomysial antibody, tissue transglutaminase (for celiac sprue)
  • Fasting cortisol level