Acute Liver Failure

(Fulminant hepatic failure) Acute liver failure is most commonly caused by drugs and hepatitis viruses. Main manifestations are jaundice, coagulopathy and encephalopathy. The diagnosis is made clinically. The treatment is mainly supportive, sometimes with liver transplantation and / or specific therapies (eg. B. N -Acetylcystein at paracetamol toxicity). Acute liver failure is most commonly caused by drugs and hepatitis viruses. Main manifestations are jaundice, coagulopathy and encephalopathy. The diagnosis is…

September 3, 2018
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