Last week I had a gallbladder attack that sent me to the ER for meds. U/S showed many small gallstones and dx was that I probably passed one. Also, I have auto-immune thyroid disease... Secondary finding:
wow. So a day later, we retested, this time with ANA, SMA to r/o auto-immune hepatitis.
Tests on 11/20/09 showed normal ALT/AST - I get them done twice yearly by my thyroid endocrinologist...
I thought SMA negative was a rule-out, but I'm not sure. And I thought ALK would be high with AIH (although it was up from 50-something from 11/20/09) Can this be due to gallstones? What do you all think?
Now they want a liver biopsy to r/o auto-immune hepatitis... I'm stressing out!!!
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