Sunday, October 24, 2010

Clinical Consequences Of Liver disease.2

Portal hypertension from cirrhosis:
Ascites
Splenomegaly
Hemorrhoids
Caput medusae—abdominal skin

Life-threatening complications of Hepatic failure

Multiple organ failure
Coagulopathy
Hepatic encephalopathy
Hepatorenal syndrome
Esophageal varices, risk of rupture

Malignancy with chronic disease

Hepatocellular carcinoma

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