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What kind of genetic liver disease can cause abnormal bruises?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Abnormal bruising can be from problems in clotting cells (platelets), clotting factors (vitamin k, plasma proteins), iron deficiency, marrow problems.
Chronic liver diseases of any cause, i.e. Infectious (viral hep), autoimmune, medication related, alcohol related, metabolic abnormalities (iron, copper diseases), others, can cause problems with clotting. Acute liver diseases inf., etc. Can do too.

In brief: Any

Abnormal bruising can be from problems in clotting cells (platelets), clotting factors (vitamin k, plasma proteins), iron deficiency, marrow problems.
Chronic liver diseases of any cause, i.e. Infectious (viral hep), autoimmune, medication related, alcohol related, metabolic abnormalities (iron, copper diseases), others, can cause problems with clotting. Acute liver diseases inf., etc. Can do too.
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