Doctor my nephew had jaundice for past 2 years and was treated but suggested for biopsy but hiis prothrombin was v.high so it was not possible but now his blood test is showing sla/lp positive. Kindly help what to do further??
sla-levels indicate soluble liver antigens positive.
It is autoimmune hepatitis.
First,doctor will try to treat it with immunosuppressants.
Do you have history of autoimmune diseases-RA etc?
Besides reports,what are your nephew's symptoms?complains?
Donot Worry,follow your doctor's instructions.
Please mention the exact symptoms and problems of your nephew.
It seems it is auto-immune hepatitis.
Further evaluation is extremely important before starting any treatment.
Further the response of the treatment and subsequent course of the disease also depends on thorough evaluation.
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