• obstruction
  • The 5'- nucleotidase level is elevated in persons with liver diseases, especially those diseases associated with cholestasis (disruption in the formation of, or obstruction in the flow of bile). (nyhq.org)
  • ALP levels in plasma rise with large bile duct obstruction, intrahepatic cholestasis, or infiltrative diseases of the liver. (wikipedia.org)
  • hepatic
  • Hepatic (liver) involvement in some diseases can be of crucial importance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several biochemical tests are useful in the evaluation and management of patients with hepatic dysfunction. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • The enzyme is released into the bloodstream after acute liver cell damage. (nyhq.org)
  • It is raised in acute liver damage, but is also present in red blood cells, and cardiac and skeletal muscle, so is not specific to the liver. (wikipedia.org)
  • Healthy Liver
  • Having a healthy liver is important to everybody, but it is particularly important for people with HIV as the liver plays a key role in breaking down and processing medicines used to treat HIV and other infections. (aidsmap.com)
  • spleen
  • Liver enlargement and spleen enlargement can be found, but are not always associated with liver or spleen abscesses. (wikipedia.org)
  • HLH clinically manifests with fever, enlargement of the liver and spleen, enlarged lymph nodes, yellow discoloration of the skin and eyes, and a rash. (wikipedia.org)
  • affect the liver
  • Some anti-HIV drugs can cause side-effects that affect the liver and if you are taking them, your doctor will want to check to see if your liver is suffering any ill-effects because of them. (aidsmap.com)