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Cirrhosis (Primary Biliary); Cirrhosis of the Liver; Liver Cirrhosis 

 

A type of chronic, progressive liver disease in which liver cells are replaced by scar tissue.

Hepatitis C is a form of hepatitis (liver inflammation) caused by a virus, the Hepatitis C virus (HCV). Before the virus was discovered, in 1989, the syndrome was initially referred to as a "non-A-non-B hepatitis".