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What can lead to cirrhosis of the liver?

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Dr. Emilio Perez
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In brief: Hepatitis, alcohol

Cirrhosis is mainly fibrosis formation on liver (scarring of the liver tissue).
Multiple medical conditions can lead to cirrhosis, among the most common are viral hepatitis mainly the chronic type: hepatitis b and c, other common causes are alcohol abuse and less common: hereditary metabolic conditions like wilson disease (cooper deposits) and hemochromatosis iron deposits in liver ; medications.

In brief: Hepatitis, alcohol

Cirrhosis is mainly fibrosis formation on liver (scarring of the liver tissue).
Multiple medical conditions can lead to cirrhosis, among the most common are viral hepatitis mainly the chronic type: hepatitis b and c, other common causes are alcohol abuse and less common: hereditary metabolic conditions like wilson disease (cooper deposits) and hemochromatosis iron deposits in liver ; medications.
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