cirrhosis

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Related to alcoholic cirrhosis: Alcoholic liver disease, Alcoholic liver cirrhosis
  • noun

Synonyms for cirrhosis

a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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Cellulitis due to Myroides odoratimimus in a patient with alcoholic cirrhosis.
To examine the patterns of drinking associated with alcoholic cirrhosis, researchers in Denmark investigated the risk of alcoholic cirrhosis among nearly 56,000 participants aged between 50 and 64 in the Danish Cancer, Diet, and Health study (1993-2011).
Pathologist Dr Kaushik Dasgupta said the cause of death was alcoholic cirrhosis and his blood not clotting and heart disease.
These findings show patients suffering from alcoholic cirrhosis who also have a history of fatty liver disease, obesity or type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of developing liver cancer.
Additionally, because the nodules cannot be visualized on routine H&E or trichrome staining, a special reticulin stain must be performed to show the nodules clustered around the portal triads without fibrosis or collagen deposition, in contrast to alcoholic cirrhosis.
Mr Bishop also had swine flu and alcoholic cirrhosis, the coroner found.
Mortality from alcoholic cirrhosis is higher than non alcoholic and survival is 5-10 years in 7-23% with 25% of patients dying within 1 year (Propst 1995, Chedid 1991).
He concluded death was due to shock and haemorrhage due to a ruptured spleen due to a fall, complicated by alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver.
Dr David Stock, who carried out tests at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant, said Mr Howells died from alcoholic cirrhosis.
Death was caused by a catalogue of health problems including alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver, poisoning, behavioural issues related to drink, liver disease and hepatitis, the document shows.
The main causative agents are hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), as well as alcoholic cirrhosis and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) which is associated with obesity, diabetes, and insulin resistance factors.
Nalini et al (34) have shown a significant positive correlation between gamma glutamyl transferase and lipid peroxides in alcoholic cirrhosis.
The youngest death which I have witnessed from alcoholic cirrhosis being in a girl of only 19.
A 43-year-old male presented to a local hospital exhibiting several complications of alcoholic cirrhosis including acute renal failure, several bacterial infections, and edema.
For instance, in early alcoholic cirrhosis, an effective treatment is abstention from alcohol and a nutritious diet.