Liver dysfunction is not uncommon after blood or marrow transplant.  Problems can be caused by drug toxicity and include liver GvHD, viral hepatitis and veno-occlusive disease (where the small veins in the liver become blocked).

As a blood or marrow transplant patient you are likely to have blood levels of your liver enzymes measured at each clinic visit.  Your doctors may see a liver problem without you having any symptoms.

If you do develop liver problems you may need some treatment and may be referred to a liver specialist.

This website has information on general liver problems and how to look after your liver

This website has information on liver GvHD

These websites have information on viral hepatitis

This website has information on veno-occlusive disease


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