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Liver failure

Liver failure: Introduction

Liver failure: When the liver fails to function. See detailed information below for a list of 451 causes of Liver failure, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Liver failure:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Liver failure. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Liver failure

Home medical tests possibly related to Liver failure:

Causes of Types of Liver failure:

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Liver failure Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Liver failure may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Liver failure

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Liver failure may include:

Stories from Users for Liver failure

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Liver failure: Animations

Medications or substances causing Liver failure:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Liver failure as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Liver failure:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Liver failure as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Liver failure

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Liver failure: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Liver failure

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary...read more »

Liver failure: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Liver failure listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Liver failure as a symptom include:

Definitions of Liver failure:

The failure of the liver to detoxify chemicals in the body leading to a clinical disease
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Severe inability of the liver to function normally, as evidenced by severe jaundice and abnormal levels of ammonia, bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase, lactic dehydrogenase, and reversal of the albumin/globulin ratio.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Liver failure

The list below shows some of the causes of Liver failure mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Liver failure?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Liver failure. Of the 451 causes of Liver failure that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 442 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Liver failure:

The following list of conditions have 'Liver 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Liver failure:

The following list of medical conditions have Liver 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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Causes of Liver failure Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Liver failure based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    What are the alternative names for Liver failure:

    Hepatic failure
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Liver failure:

    Medical Conditions associated with Liver failure:

    Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Liver failure:

    Jaundice (789 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Swollen liver (1314 causes), Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (1 cause), Bromfenac, Cardiac failure, Right sided, Carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1 deficiency, Cerebrohepatorenal syndrome, Cholestatic jaundice, Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes), Cystic fibrosis, Ethanol, Fasciola hepatica, Glycogenosis type 4

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