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Cirrhosis of liver

Cirrhosis of liver: Introduction

Cirrhosis of liver: Chronic liver disease wherein normal liver parenchyma is replaced by fibrous tissue. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cirrhosis of liver is available below.

Symptoms of Cirrhosis of liver

  • Progressive destruction of the liver
  • May be asymptomatic in early or mild cases
  • Build-up of fluid in abdomen - ascites
  • Enlarged breasts in men
  • Coughing blood
  • more symptoms...»

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Cirrhosis of liver: Complications

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Causes of Cirrhosis of liver

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Cirrhosis of liver: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cirrhosis of liver

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is...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 intestinal imbalance. The...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 off not only "bad" bacteria, but can...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. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...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...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. Possible conditions...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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Cirrhosis of liver: Rare Types

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Definitions of Cirrhosis of liver:

Liver disease in which the normal microcirculation, the gross vascular anatomy, and the hepatic architecture have been variably destroyed and altered with fibrous septa surrounding regenerated or regenerating parenchymal nodules. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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More information about Cirrhosis of liver

  1. Cirrhosis of liver: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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