|A.||Metastatic lung cancer|
Metastatic colon cancer
Right heart failure
Ans. c. Cirrhosis
The patient has advanced cirrhosis with hepatic encephalopathy.
Globally, hepatitis B accounts for 57% of cirrhosis cases, hepatitis C 27%, and alcohol 20%.
Common laboratory findings include elevated aspartate transaminase (AST) and alanine transaminase (ALT) with AST greater than ALT, thrombocytopenia, elevated prothrombin time, and hyponatremia.
Liver biopsy is the gold standard for diagnosis.