Hepatitis is a gastroenterological disease, featuring inflammation of the liver. The clinical signs and prognosis, as well as the therapy, depend on the cause. Signs and symptoms Hepatitis is characterised by fatigue, malaise, joint aches, abdominal pain, vomiting 2-3 times per day for the first 5 days, loss of appetite, dark urine, fever, hepatomegaly (enlarged liver) and jaundice (icterus). Some chronic forms of hepatitis show very few of these signs and only present when the longstan ...
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Liver Failure
... What is liver failure? Liver failure occurs when large parts of the liver become damaged beyond repair and the liver is no longer able to function. Liver failure is a life-threatening condition that d...
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Liver Transplantation
... The liver is the body''s largest internal organ, weighing about 3 pounds in adults. It is located below the diaphragm on the right side of the abdomen. The liver performs many complex functions in the...
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Hepatitis
... An inflammatory process in the liver characterized by diffuse or patchyhepatocellular necrosis affecting all acini. Pathologically this can be due to a range of causes: viruses infection, often extrem...
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