Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is a late stage of liver fibrosis, which has led to widespread destruction of normal liver architecture. Cirrhosis is characterized by regenerative nodules that are surrounded by dense connective tissue. It is often associated for years with no or only nonspecific symptoms (eg. As loss of appetite, fatigue, weight loss). Late manifestations of cirrhosis are portal hypertension, ascites, and when decompensation occurs, liver failure. To help diagnose a liver…

September 3, 2018
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