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Cirrhosis, familial

Cirrhosis, familial: Introduction

Cirrhosis, familial: Liver cirrhosis that is inherited in a familial pattern. The liver scarring (cirrhosis) is not caused by any discernable disease process. The liver becomes progressively scarred and its function is impaired. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cirrhosis, familial is available below.

Symptoms of Cirrhosis, familial

Treatments for Cirrhosis, familial

  • Treatment of cirrhosis is aimed at management of complications, as well as management of chronic poor health related to liver dysfunction. Treatments include:
    • Treatment of any identifiable disease process - eg Wilson's disease, hemochromatosis, hepatitis
    • Abstinence from alcohol - which may worsen liver function even if alcohol abuse is not the underlying aetiology
    • Nutrition - supplements may be needed to ensure adequate calories and protein
    • Zinc supplementation - may help improve appetite
  • more treatments...»

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Misdiagnosis and Cirrhosis, familial

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called ...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. ...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety...read more »

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are multifactorial....read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known...read more »

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  1. Cirrhosis, familial: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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