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A 53-year-old female asked:

Liver bx last year that triggered sirs. sick already but within min of bx had severe pain all over abd and chest. hosp x10d. why happened?

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Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 40 years experience
See hepatologist: You had some indication for a liver biopsy - part of the answer is likely to lie there. What is the cause of your liver disorder that causes you to be on cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil)? This is a drug used to suppress the immune system (?Pbc, aih. Psc). You may have had some bacterial colonization of your bile ducts that caused systemic infection and the systemic inflammatory response syndrome you relayed.
Last updated Apr 27, 2014

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