Glossary for Acute hepatic failure
Medical terms related to Acute hepatic failure or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal Pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Acetaminophen poisoning: Excessive ingestion of a drug called acetaminophen.
- Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
- Budd chiari syndrome: A disorder where the main vein leaving the liver becomes blocked leading to symptoms such as liver enlargement and fluid buildup in the abdomen. Also called Chiari's syndrome or Rokitansky's disease.
- Budd-Chiari syndrome: A disorder where the main vein leaving the liver becomes blocked leading to symptoms such as liver enlargement and fluid buildup in the abdomen. Also called Chiari's syndrome or Rokitansky's disease.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- HELLP syndrome: A rare potentially fatal condition that occurs in pregnant women and is frequently associated with pre-eclampsia.
- Hemorrhagic fever: A group of diseases caused by viruses which cause damage to blood vessels and result in hemorrhages and fever. The hemorrhaging does not always cause serious bleeding. The specific symptoms may vary depending on which particular virus is involved.
- Hepatic failure: loss of normal liver function and metabolism of products by the liver
- Hepatitis A: Contagious viral infection of the liver
- Hepatitis B: Viral liver infection spread by sex or body fluids.
- Herpes: Virus with one subtype causing cold sores and another causing genital herpes.
- Liver pain: Pain or discomfort due to the liver
- Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Portal vein thrombosis: Clotting or obstruction of blood flow along the portal vein and into the liver. This causes blood to back up and results various problems such as enlarged spleen and abdominal pain. The obstruction can occur acutely (over a short space of time) or chronically (over a longer period of time). The portal vein collects blood from the intestines and spleen and carries it to the liver.
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