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Explain the condition called cirrhosis of the liver.?
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Dr. Kristel Hunt
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
In brief: Advanced scarring
most of the liver tissue has been replaced by scar. can lead to various end-stage complications like encephalopathy, ascites, varices and liver cancer.

In brief: Advanced scarring
most of the liver tissue has been replaced by scar. can lead to various end-stage complications like encephalopathy, ascites, varices and liver cancer.
Dr. Kristel Hunt
Dr. Kristel Hunt
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Dr. Frederick Shieh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Scarring
Cirrhosis of the liver is where there is extensive scarring of the liver caused by repeated injuries to the liver. There are many complications, including bleeding, liver failure, jaundice, and confusion.
Liver transplant is sometimes needed for a cure. Seek medical attention if you have this as management is complicated.

In brief: Scarring
Cirrhosis of the liver is where there is extensive scarring of the liver caused by repeated injuries to the liver. There are many complications, including bleeding, liver failure, jaundice, and confusion.
Liver transplant is sometimes needed for a cure. Seek medical attention if you have this as management is complicated.
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Dr. Frederick Shieh
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