Jan 30, 2005
my husband hs elevated 5 nucleotidase r/o hepatobillarty infiltrative disease pt. with hepatoslenomegaly. can he have hiv. no paristes found at this point been in the middle east .
| Response from Dr. McGovern
I would not pick HIV as my primary concern in your husband. Many different etiologies can cause hepatobiliary disease. He will probably need a liver biopsy or other special studies. He should be followed by a liver specialist. Dr. McGovern
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