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Synonyms for cirrhosis

a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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60,50,60 Table 1 Causes of Cirrhosis Alcoholic liver disease (responsible for 75% to 80% of cirrhosis cases in the United States) Long-term exposure to toxins and drugs (especially acetaminophen) Chronic viral hepatitis B, C and D Inherited metabolic diseases such as Wilson disease and hemochromatosis, both of which are marked by abnormal accumulation of copper in the liver and other organs Chronic autoimmune hepatitis and bile duct disease Chronic congestive heart failure Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis Parasitic infections (eg, schistosomiasis) Table 2 Vascular Pathologies Chronic passive congestion Cardiac cirrhosis Hepatic vein thrombosis (Budd-Chiari syndrome) (portal hypertension) Portal vein thrombosis (portal hypertension) Pylephlebitis Table 3 Fatty Liver Treatments Lose weight.