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What can cause cirrhosis of the liver?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Alcohol & viruses

Alcohol abuse, infection with hepatitis viruses b and c and more recently, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (associated with obesity) are the common causes.
Others being biliary obstruction, primary biliary cirrhosis, schistosomiasis, hemochromatosis, Alpha 1 anti-trypsin deficiency and wilson disease etc.

In brief: Alcohol & viruses

Alcohol abuse, infection with hepatitis viruses b and c and more recently, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (associated with obesity) are the common causes.
Others being biliary obstruction, primary biliary cirrhosis, schistosomiasis, hemochromatosis, Alpha 1 anti-trypsin deficiency and wilson disease etc.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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