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What is Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin?

What is Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin?

  • Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin: Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a toxin called cycasin found in certain plants. Often other organs and tissues are also affected by this toxin but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in liver failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity of the exposure. Factors such as age, race, gender, overall health and underlying liver problems may also influence a person's risk of developing liver problems and the severity of the symptoms.

Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin: Introduction

Types of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin:

Broader types of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin:

How serious is Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin?

Complications of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin: see complications of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin

What causes Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin?

Causes of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin: see causes of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin

What are the symptoms of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin?

Symptoms of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin: see symptoms of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin

Complications of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin: see complications of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin

Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin: Toxicologist, Hepatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin.
Treatments for Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin: see treatments for Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin

Name and Aliases of Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin

Main name of condition: Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin

Other names or spellings for Plant toxin-induced liver damage -- Cycasin:

Plant toxin hepatotoxicity [Cycasin], Plant toxin-induced liver damage [Cycasin], Hepatotoxicity [Plant toxin - Cycasin]

 

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