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What is Acute liver failure?

What is Acute liver failure?

  • Acute liver failure: Rapid deterioration of the liver that is caused by severe damage to the liver. Acute liver failure may be caused by such things as paracetamol overdose, excess alcohol consumption, viral hepatitis, Reye syndrome or acute fatty liver of pregnancy.

Acute liver failure: Introduction

Types of Acute liver failure:

Broader types of Acute liver failure:

How serious is Acute liver failure?

Complications of Acute liver failure: see complications of Acute liver failure

What causes Acute liver failure?

Causes of Acute liver failure: see causes of Acute liver failure

What are the symptoms of Acute liver failure?

Symptoms of Acute liver failure: see symptoms of Acute liver failure

Complications of Acute liver failure: see complications of Acute liver failure

Acute liver failure: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acute liver failure.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acute liver failure.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acute liver failure: Hepatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acute liver failure.
Treatments for Acute liver failure: see treatments for Acute liver failure
Research for Acute liver failure: see research for Acute liver failure

Name and Aliases of Acute liver failure

Main name of condition: Acute liver failure

Other names or spellings for Acute liver failure:
 

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