Gastroenterology MCQ 150

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Regarding the pathogenesis of various liver conditions, select one statement which is FALSE:
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A. Increased lipid synthesis in alcoholic steatosis can be partially attributed to excessive generation of NADH by the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase

B. In cirrhosis of the liver excessive collagen fibers are of types I and III and are produced by Ito cells transforming into fibroblast-like cells

C. Gilbert's syndrome (benign hyperbilirubinemia) is believed to be due to a depressed levels of the enzyme UDP glycuronyl transferase

D. Anti-smooth muscle antibodies are primarily responsible for the autoimmune etiology of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)

E. Aflatoxins (carcinogens made by aspergillus species known to be growing on the surface of peanuts and pistachio nuts) have been implicated in the pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma


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