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Swollen arms upto shoulder. CAT scan normal, high liver enzymes, recommended gastro consultation. Reason?

My daughter has significantly elevated AST and ALT and both arms are swollen, from mid forearm to shoulder bilaterally. CAT scan of liver showed no masses or abnormalities. Only finding on urine sample and blood work is the elevated liver enzymes . SED rate WNL. Have been to Urgent Care and ED and they have wrapped her arms to help with the swelling and referred her to Gastroenterologist . What would be the cause? What would be next steps to determine the cause?
Asked On : Wed, 24 Oct 2012
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raised liver enzymes indicate some liver abnormality and swelling
need to analyse complete LFT
serum albumin globulin
hepatitis A,B,C markers

there is some kind of liver impairment
when has the swelling started?
history of onset and all the above mentioned test are important to figure out the diagnosis
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