Liver disease

Key Information

Appropriate Tests


Coagulation profile, Urea, Electrolytes, Glucose, Liver function tests. Consider: Calcium, Phosphate, Albumin, Full blood count. 

Consider serology investigations relevant to history.

See Liver disease in Guideline on Pathology testing in the Emergency department: Appendix 2.

See Hepatic failure.

Hepatic abscess


Hepatic failure



See also Hepatitis A virus infection

Hepatitis B virus infection

Hepatitis C virus infection

Hepatitis D virus infection

Hepatitis E virus infection

Hepatocellular carcinoma


Metastatic carcinoma

Fine needle aspiration biopsy, Liver biopsy