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How does someone develop cirrhosis of the liver?

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Dr. Kristel Hunt
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
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In brief: Usually inflammation

by having chronic inflammation of the liver - due to viral hepatitis, alcohol, excessive fat or autoimmune diseases.
this results in scarring = cirrhosis.

In brief: Usually inflammation

by having chronic inflammation of the liver - due to viral hepatitis, alcohol, excessive fat or autoimmune diseases.
this results in scarring = cirrhosis.
Dr. Kristel Hunt
Dr. Kristel Hunt
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Chronic liver diseas

The most common causes of cirrhosis are chronic excessive alcohol use, chronic infection with hepatitis c, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis b, primary biliary cirrhosis, autoimmune hepatitis and others.

In brief: Chronic liver diseas

The most common causes of cirrhosis are chronic excessive alcohol use, chronic infection with hepatitis c, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis b, primary biliary cirrhosis, autoimmune hepatitis and others.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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