CT scan: is shows the 3D images of the liver
MRI(magnetic resonance imaging):
It uses magnetic and radiofrequency waves to view the soft tissues. It alos used to reveal the metastasis of the cancer cells.
The removal of tissue for study under a microscope. It may be done using a laparoscope. A biopsy is the most reliable way to determine cancer.
A camera in a capsule (capsule endoscopy). This capsule includes one or two tiny cameras, a light bulb, a battery, and a radio transmitter.
It is about the size of a large vitamin pill. The person swallows the capsule, and it takes pictures all the way through the digestive (gastrointestinal) tract.
It is an disease use to identify certain types of proteins.the protein produced are against the own tissue in autoimmune diseases. them.
Complete blood count:
it looks after the total red blood cell count,white blood cell,haematocrit,platelets ,hemoglobin level.For example in leucopenia the white blood cell count is decreased.
A test used to measure levels of a protein group of the immune system called complement within blood. If complement is found in low levels, this may be an indication of disease.
C reactive protein
C reactive protein, a protein made in the liver generally increases with inflammation, and may be high in autoimmune disease.
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate:
This test measures the rate at which a patient's blood cells descend in a test tube. More rapid descents may indicate inflammation, a common symptom of autoimmune disease.
If these tests are indicative antibody abnormalities and inflammation, further tests will be conducted to identify the autoimmune disease present.