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Synonyms for cirrhosis

a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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Alcoholic cirrhosis is associated with necrotic hepatocyte cell death, called necroptosis [14], which is regulated by RIP1-RIP3-MLKL--(mixed lineage kinase domain-like protein-) mediated necrotic cascade, but the role of RIPK1 and RIPK3 in the pathogeneses of alcoholic liver cirrhosis is largely unknown.
Association of a restriction fragment length polymorphism in the alcohol dehydrogenase 2 gene with Japanese alcoholic liver cirrhosis. J Hepatol 1995; 23(5):519-523.
For the absolute 10-year risk of alcoholic liver cirrhosis, the YKL-40 percentile was calculated as a function of age in years and plasma YKL-40 in [micro]g/L with the following equation (23):
Three (3.2%) patients had alcoholic liver cirrhosis, 2 (2.1%) had PBC and 1 (1.05%) each had Wilson's disease and haemachromatosis while in 3 (3.15%) no cause was found.
"We hope that by analysing the genes in a large international group comprising thousands of drinkers we can detect the genetic risks that predispose some drinkers to get alcoholic liver cirrhosis."
He also had alcoholic liver cirrhosis and Hepatitis C.
(9) Fulminant hepatic failure during acute HA was described in patients who were injecting drug users and had alcoholic liver cirrhosis. (11)
S-adenosylmethionine in alcoholic liver cirrhosis: A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multicenter clinical trial.
A 61-year-old Chinese man with a history of psoriasis and alcoholic liver cirrhosis sought treatment for left ankle swelling, erythema, and tenderness.
Fujiwara et al., "Plasma amino acid imbalance in alcoholic liver cirrhosis," Biochemical medicine, vol.
This cross-sectional study included 187 patients, eighteen years of age or older, who were divided into two groups: the control group (n = 130), which consisted of subjects with ethanol consumption [less than or equal to] 10 g/day and an AUDIT score [less than or equal to] 7, and the alcoholic liver cirrhosis (ALC) group (n = 57), which was made up of patients that presented with alcoholism in accordance with the World Health Organization (WHO) (ethanol consumption [greater than or equal to] 70 g/day in men and ethanol consumption [greater than or equal to] 50 g/day in women in the last 5 years) and a diagnosis of cirrhosis of the liver.