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Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver

Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver: Introduction

Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver: A rare liver condition characterized by the development of nodules in the liver - the size and number of nodules is variable but they are often quite small. The nodules are not separated by fibrous tissue. The condition is generally asymptomatic in the early stages but its progressive nature and can lead to severe portal hypertension and its complications as well as liver failure. The disorder is often associated with particular conditions: rheumatic diseases, blood cancer and other cancers, kidney transplants, sarcoidosis and certain drugs (liver toxic drugs and azathiprine in particular). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver is available below.

Symptoms of Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver

Treatments for Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver

  • A liver transplant may be required in severe advanced cases. Treatment usually centres around managing any underlying conditions and portal hypertension should be dealt with promptly if it develops
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Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver: Complications

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Causes of Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver

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Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the 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....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 also kill the "good"...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...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 can, of course...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 ...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...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...read more »

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Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver

Prognosis for Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver: The prognosis is variable depending on the severity of the portal hypertension and whether the underlying condition is readily treatable. The prognosis for this condition tends to be better than for portal hypertension associated with liver cirrhosis.

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Definitions of Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver as a "rare disease".
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