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One of my patients have cirrhosis of liver but with normal sgpt level. What could cause this?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Not unusual

It's not unusual to have normal liver enzyme levels when you have cirrhosis.
These enzymes are elevated when there's is ongoing liver damage. Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver. If the damage to the liver has already been done, the levels may be normal.

In brief: Not unusual

It's not unusual to have normal liver enzyme levels when you have cirrhosis.
These enzymes are elevated when there's is ongoing liver damage. Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver. If the damage to the liver has already been done, the levels may be normal.
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