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Congenital hepatic fibrosis

Congenital hepatic fibrosis: Introduction

Congenital hepatic fibrosis: A rare inherited birth disorder characterized by fibrosis (scarring) of the liver which affects its ability to function. The severity of the condition is variable with some patients being symptomatic during infancy while others may be asymptomatic for most of their life. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Congenital hepatic fibrosis is available below.

Symptoms of Congenital hepatic fibrosis

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Congenital hepatic fibrosis:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Congenital hepatic fibrosis?

Congenital hepatic fibrosis: Complications

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Causes of Congenital hepatic fibrosis

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Less Common Symptoms of Congenital hepatic fibrosis

Congenital hepatic fibrosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Congenital hepatic fibrosis

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common...read more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that...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...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...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 I ate" (i.e. ...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, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect)....read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used...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 symptoms of...read more »

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

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine...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 ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel...read more »

Congenital hepatic fibrosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Congenital hepatic fibrosis

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Congenital hepatic fibrosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Congenital hepatic fibrosis

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Congenital hepatic fibrosis: Animations

Research about Congenital hepatic fibrosis

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Clinical Trials for Congenital hepatic fibrosis

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Congenital hepatic fibrosis include:

Congenital hepatic fibrosis: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Congenital hepatic fibrosis

  1. Congenital hepatic fibrosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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