Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Evaluation
The evaluation begins with a complete history and physical examination.
Physical findings in someone with primary biliary cirrhosis include:
- Brown urine
- Liver enlargement
- Liver tenderness
- Easy bleeding
- Excessive bruising
- Spider angiomas on the skin
- Varicose veins
Tests that may be used to evaluate primary biliary cirrhosis include:
Continue to Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Treatment
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