A spectrum of various primary as well as secondary diseases can affect liver The present study was conducted to assess hepatic lesions.
Materials & Methods: 68 liver biopsies were stained with Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E) and were examined under the microscope.
Results: Age group 0-10 years had 1, 11-20 had 12, 21-30 had 20, 31-40 had 25 and >40 years had 10 hepatic lesions. The difference was significant (P<0.05). Histopathological diagnosis were primary Hepatic Tumour in 5, hepatic Secondaries in11, Cirrhosis in 10, Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis in 4, Viral Hepatitis in 15, Alcoholic Hepatitis in 6, Glycogen Storage Disease in 2, Fatty liver in 14 and Cystic Hydatid Disease in 1 case. The difference was significant (P<0.05).
Conclusion: Histopathological examination of liver biopsy helps to diagnose and assess the severity of various hepatic diseases.