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A 34-year-old male asked:

Hs crp 5.57, s calcium 8.4, alt 57. do they indicate an inflamed liver? doc says i may have psa. can psoriasis cause liver inflammation?

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Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Yes: The ALT is high indicating a possible liver preoblem. This can be related to psoriatic arthritis or may be due to medication or a completely separate problem. It will take a more thorough history and possibly further testing to know for sure.

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