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Liver disease


The term "liver disease" can apply to many diseases and disorders that cause the liver to function improperly or cease functioning. Abnormal results of liver function tests often suggest liver disease.

See also:

  • amebic liver abscess
  • autoimmune hepatitis
  • biliary atresia
  • cirrhosis
  • coccidioidomycosis; disseminated
  • delta agent (Hepatitis D)
  • drug-induced cholestasis
  • hemochromatosis
  • hepatitis A
  • hepatitis B
  • hepatitis C
  • hepatocellular carcinoma
  • liver abscess
  • liver cancer
  • liver disease due to alcohol
  • primary biliary cirrhosis
  • pyogenic liver abscess
  • Reye's syndrome
  • sclerosing cholangitis
  • Wilson disease

Update Date: 11/1/2002

A.D.A.M. editorial. Previous review: Andrew J. Muir, M.D. M.H.S., Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. (5/27/2001).

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