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Hepatic failure: loss of normal liver function and metabolism of products by the liver. See detailed information below for a list of 83 causes of Hepatic failure, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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 include chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis...read more »
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Hepatic failure as a symptom include:
The failure of the liver to detoxify chemicals in the body leading to a clinical disease
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The following list of conditions have 'Hepatic failure' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Hepatic failure or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hepatic failure based
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Medical Conditions associated with Hepatic failure:
Symptoms related to Hepatic failure:
Encephalopathy (185 causes), Sepsis (42 causes), Disseminated intravascular coagulation, Hyperacute liver failure, Liver dysfunction (57 causes), Acetaminophen toxicity, Jaundice (789 causes), Subacute liver failure, Wilson disease, Autoimmune liver disease, Liver transplantation, Fetor hepaticus (7 causes), Ascites (176 causes), Cerebral edema (18 causes), Viral hepatitis, Epstein-Barr virus, Cytomegalovirus, CMV, paramyxovirus, varicella-zoster virus, parvovirus, adenovirus, hepatitis A virus, HAV, hepatitis C virus, HCV
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