Everything About Cirrhosis of Liver, Causes & Features You Need To Know

Cirrhosis Of Liver:

Cirrhosis of liver refers to inflammation and damage of parenchyma of liver. It results in degeneration of hepatic cells and dysfunction of liver.

Causes Of Cirrhosis:

  • Infection
  • Retention of bile in liver due to obstruction of ducts of biliary system
  • Enlargement of liver due to intoxication
  • Inflammation around liver (perihepatitis)
  • Infiltration of fat in hepatic cells.

Features Of Cirrhosis:

  • Fever, nausea and vomiting
  • Jaundice
  • Increased heart rate and cardiac output
  • Portal hypertension
  • Muscular weakness and wasting of muscles
  • Drowsiness
  • Lack of concentration and confused state of mind
  • Coma in advanced stages.
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