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Hepatic encephalopathy

Hepatic encephalopathy: Introduction

Hepatic encephalopathy: Caused by marked liver disease that results in disturbances of consciousness. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Hepatic encephalopathy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hepatic encephalopathy:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Hepatic encephalopathy

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Hepatic encephalopathy: Symptom Checker

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Hepatic encephalopathy Treatments

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Hepatic encephalopathy: Animations

Hepatic encephalopathy: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hepatic encephalopathy may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hepatic encephalopathy

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Hepatic encephalopathy: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hepatic encephalopathy

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous breakdown" and more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and these were not more »

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. more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or more »

Hepatic encephalopathy: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hepatic encephalopathy: Related Rare Diseases

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Hepatic encephalopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Hepatic encephalopathy:

Detailed list of causes of Hepatic encephalopathy

The list below shows some of the causes of Hepatic encephalopathy mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hepatic encephalopathy?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hepatic encephalopathy. Of the 16 causes of Hepatic encephalopathy that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 16 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hepatic encephalopathy:

The following list of conditions have 'Hepatic encephalopathy' 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: Hepatic encephalopathy:

The following list of medical conditions have Hepatic encephalopathy 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 Hepatic encephalopathy Based on Risk Factors

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

Classifications of Hepatic encephalopathy:

Medical Conditions associated with Hepatic encephalopathy:

Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes)

Symptoms related to Hepatic encephalopathy:

Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Encephalitis (137 causes), Cirrhosis liver, Wernickes encephalopathy, Korakoffs psychosis, Jaundice (789 causes), Alcoholism, Hepatic tumours

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hepatic encephalopathy

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