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Liver failure

Liver failure: Introduction

Liver failure: Acute liver failure (ALF) is an uncommon condition in which the rapid deterioration of liver function results in coagulopathy and alteration in the mental status of a previously healthy individual. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Liver failure is available below.

Symptoms of Liver failure

Treatments for Liver failure

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Liver failure?

Liver failure: Related Patient Stories

Liver failure: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Liver failure

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Liver failure may include:

Liver failure: Complications

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Causes of Liver failure

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Disease Topics Related To Liver failure

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Liver failure:

Liver failure: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Liver failure

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...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...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 diarrheal...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-diagnosed (it...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 of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease)...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....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 possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel...read more »

Liver failure: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Liver failure

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Liver failure, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Liver failure: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Latest Treatments for Liver failure

Liver failure: Animations

Prognosis for Liver failure

Research about Liver failure

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Clinical Trials for Liver failure

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Liver failure include:

Statistics for Liver failure

Liver failure: Broader Related Topics

Liver failure Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Liver failure:

The failure of the liver to detoxify chemicals in the body leading to a clinical disease - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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