ZFA-Logo

A Patient With a Persistent Mildly Elevated ALT

DOI: 10.3238/zfa.2013.0400-0404

PDF german translation / full article

Stephan Heberger

Keywords: Elevated ALT Ferritin Transferrin Saturation Hepcidin

Summary: A young man presents with non specific neurological symptoms and a mildly elevated Alanine-Aminotransferase (ALT). Multiple Sclerosis is diagnosed and eventually a cause for the elevated liver enzymes is found. This article about the occurence of two conditions offers the opportunity to assess own concepts and to update clinical knowledge. It is mainly directed at colleagues before their board exams in family medicine.


(State: 14.10.2013)

Latest Issue 1/2019

In Focus

  • The Results of Six Years Postgraduate Vocational Training for Primary Medical Care in Germany
  • Implementation of Data Protection Requirements in Teaching Family Medicine
  • Organ Donation – How Should Family Physicians Advise Their Patients?