cirrhosis

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Synonyms for cirrhosis

a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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Unlike cirrhosis caused by alcohol or viral hepatitis, the effect of cardiac cirrhosis on overall prognosis has not been clearly established [18, 19].
Progression of liver pathology in patients undergoing the Fontan procedure: chronic passive congestion, cardiac cirrhosis, hepatic adenoma, and hepatocellular carcinoma.
This pattern is more commonly seen in patients with cardiac hepatopathy, where it is termed cardiac cirrhosis or cardiac sclerosis (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X40).
* Cardiac cirrhosis is a rare type of liver damage caused by right-sided heart failure.
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.