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What other body functions are affected by cirrhosis of the liver?

What other body functions are affected by cirrhosis of the liver?

ESLD manifestations: No system of the body is spared in the syndrome of cirrhosis with end-stage liver disease (esld). Will see general deterioration, endocrine problems, cardiovascular, GI (diarrhea, gastropathy) pancreatic-biliary, neurologic, hematologic (coagulopathy ; bone marrow abnormalities), lung (hepatopulmonary), kidney (hepatorenal), lymphatic, dermatologic, musculoskeletal, ;higher risks of cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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My ultrasonography report say : diffusely increased parenchymal echogenicity of the liver of homogenous texture(bright liver) correlation liver functn?

My ultrasonography report say : diffusely increased parenchymal echogenicity of the liver of homogenous texture(bright liver) correlation liver functn?

Liver US result: This means that the ordering physician has to review the blood tests (liver enzyme tests) to interpret the meaning of the ultrasound findings. There is no single cause of increased echogenicity of the liver, so it's not safe for you to guess at a diagnosis online. ...Read more

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What organs compose the cardiovascular system?

What organs compose the cardiovascular system?

The heart: And the blood vessels that come to and go from it. That's it though. However, the lungs have a critical interaction with the heart because they sit (in blood flow) between the right and left heart. Furthermore, the kidneys have an important interaction because they secrete chemicals that alter blood flow, blood pressure and heart squeeze. ...Read more

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What body organs are affected by skin cancer?

What body organs are affected by skin cancer?

Metastases: Melanoma can spread or metastasize to the other organs of the body. The most common sites are to the liver, lung, brain, lymph nodes. Metastatic melanoma is considered stage iv. ...Read more

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Hepatitis affects what organ of the body?

Hepatitis affects what organ of the body?

The liver: Hepatitis simply means inflammation of the liver. Many things can cause hepatitis, autoimmune disease, toxins including alcohol, fat, viruses (hepatitis a, b, c, d, e, g and other viruses), trauma including shock and lack of oxygen. In addition, some diseases of the bile duct can secondarily cause hepatitis since bile backup can injure the liver. ...Read more

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Douse a liver disorder like hep c inhibit the ability of the liver to process achohol? douse the liver process achohol slower

Douse a liver disorder like hep c inhibit the ability of the liver to process achohol? douse the liver process achohol slower

Of course: any body with liver disease should be abstaining from alcohol alcohol can create liver disease and make existing one worst so yes you should be as far as oyu can from alcohol please ...Read more

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If. Some body have osephgeal varices and. Normal liver function normal alpha protien is normal. And CT scan show mass in liver. Ap and portal or 12m?

If. Some body have osephgeal varices and. Normal liver function normal alpha protien is normal. And CT scan show mass in liver. Ap and portal or 12m?

Complex issue: Cirrhotics should have careful surveillance for the development of hepatoma. Recommend you find a hepatologist whom you trust and follow the appropriate guidelines. ...Read more

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Liver biopsy: Section reveals liver parenchyma, shows 12 portal tracts. Scattered portal tracts areas are infiltrated by lymphocytic inflammatory?

Liver biopsy: Section reveals liver parenchyma, shows 12 portal tracts. Scattered portal tracts areas are infiltrated by lymphocytic inflammatory?

?what does Ur Doctor: The doctor who advised you to have a liver biopsy is expected to tell you about this report. What did he/she say about the lymphocytes in the portal tracts? To my mind, it implies some degree of hepatitis going on. But I do not have the results of your Liver function tests(LFT's). That would help us in the interpretation ...Read more

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What are the parts of the body cirrhosis affected by cirrhosis?

What are the parts of the body cirrhosis affected by cirrhosis?

Many: Many parts of the body are affected by cirrhosis. The more important parts include the following: brain - cirrhosis can cause confusion or "encephalopathy." esophagus - cirrhosis can cause varices which can bleed. Abdomen - cirrhosis can cause abdominal swelling or "ascites." liver - cirrhosis can cause cancer of your liver. Muscles - cirrhosis can cause "muscle wasting" or weakness. ...Read more

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Can someone explain. Liver normal contour. Diffusely increased in echogenicity compatible with hepatic steatosis. 17cm in longitudinal dimension. ?

Can someone explain. Liver normal contour. Diffusely increased in echogenicity compatible with hepatic steatosis. 17cm in longitudinal dimension. ?

Hepatologist: The findings are consistent with a fatty liver and a hepatologist or gastroenterologist would be best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you as well as order any other appropriate testing. Fatty livers are taken quite seriously and efforts to prevent liver damage are important. ...Read more

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Echogenic areas in liver shows what?

Echogenic areas in liver shows what?

Echogenic: Means that ultrasound waves are reflected back to the transducer. It means that the mass is solid, not cystic or filled with fluid. Solid masses might need further investigation, depending on size, location, and number. ...Read more

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How periodontitis affects other organs like liver and kidneys?

How periodontitis affects other organs like liver and kidneys?

Bacteremia: We have many bacteria residing in our mouths. Periodontitis is the infection and ultimate destruction of the supporting structures of the teeth (ie gums). Periodontal bacteria can enter the bloodstream and deposit in various organs leading to heart disease, vascular disease, renal disease, osteoporosis, premature birth, and respiratory disease. ...Read more

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I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?

Many possible causes: "fatty liver" can be seen in many situations such as obesity, alcohol use, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, problems with high triglycerides. However, it can eventually lead to problem called nash and ultimately to cirrhosis of the liver if not treated. Treatment usually involves identifying the reason for the problem and treating accordingly. ...Read more

Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
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Anatomy (Definition)

Anatomy is the study of the human body, ...Read more