4 doctors weighed in:

How common is liver problems with lupus?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Very uncommon

Liver disease is not a component of lupus but one can have a positive ANA in autoimmune hepatitis.

In brief: Very uncommon

Liver disease is not a component of lupus but one can have a positive ANA in autoimmune hepatitis.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Ed Friedlander
This is correct. The positive ANA in the common autoimmune hepatits family and in systemic lupus has created the unfortunate old name "lupoid hepatitis".
Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not very!

Their is a condition called lupoid hepatitis, but it is relatively uncommon as a feature of sle.
You need to see a rheumatology or gasteroenterology specialist! the picture posted covers the most common issues!

In brief: Not very!

Their is a condition called lupoid hepatitis, but it is relatively uncommon as a feature of sle.
You need to see a rheumatology or gasteroenterology specialist! the picture posted covers the most common issues!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified,
25 years in practice
67M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors