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elevated LFTS

What causes elevated LFTS (non-drinker) recently diagnosed with MCTD/Crest (may narrow down to diffuse scleroderma) History of multiple abdominal surgeries (including resectioning). Liver scan shows low density. What would confirm a tenative diagnosis of billary chirrosis? What follow-up tests should be considered?
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I'm so sorry you are suffering.  I am not a doctor and know nothing about medicine but here are some links that might help you understand elevated liver function tests:

http://www.elevatedliverenzymes.net/
http://www.elevatedliverenzymes.net/lfts.php
http://www.medicinenet.com/liver_blood_tests/page2.htm
http://www.liverdisease.com/liverenzymes_hepatitis.html
http://www.healthcare.com/tag/ast-alt/

You can always check future labs at http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/cbc/glance.html.

Have you considered adhesions given you've had multiple abdominal surgeries, including resectioning?  

Finally, here are a couple of links that might help you investigate the biliary system:
http://www.depmed.ualberta.ca/fpg/english.html; and
http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec02.html

God bless, Godspeed and good luck!

All the best,

Sam
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