Symptoms & Signs
- Abdominal pain
- Dark urine
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea and vomiting
- White or clay-colored stools
Diagnosis & Tests
Blood tests will be done to check liver function. Liver enzymes may be increased.
A physical exam may reveal an enlarged liver and abdominal tenderness in the right upper part of the belly area.
Review Date : 2/21/2009
Reviewed By : George F. Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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