Which lab finding suggests hepatic involvement in sarcoidosis?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Nader Kamangar, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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An elevated alkaline phosphatase level could suggest hepatic involvement. One study has shown that the severity of liver function test abnormalities is significantly related with the degree of fibrosis and extensiveness of the granulomatous inflammation in sarcoidosis. [45]


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