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Table 1 Main causes of hepatic granulomas

From: Common symptoms for a rare disease in a girl with sarcoidosis: a case report

Infectious disease (i.e. HBV, HCV, CMV, Syphilis, Mycobacteria, Bartonella, Brucella, fungal, parasitic)
Drugs (i.e sulfa drugs, allopurinol, isoniazid, chlorpropamide, quinidine and phenylbutazone)
Malignancies (i.e Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, metastasis)
Autoimmune (i.e SLE, polyarteritis nodosa, primary biliary cirrhosis, sclerosing cholangitis, bowel inflammatory disease)
Chronic granulomatous disease of childhood
Sarcoidosis
Foreign body (e.g. talc)
Lipogranuloma
Post-operative (i.e. after jejunoileal bypass)
Idiopathic