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Liver Disease

Liver disease is any disturbance of liver function that causes illness. The liver is liable for many critical functions within the body and will it become diseased or injured, the loss of these functions can cause significant damage to the body. Liver disease is additionally mentioned as hepatic disease.

One of the liver disease that is called as Cirrhosis is suspected in the patients with above mentioned symptoms, and is confirmed by investigations.Similarly, Chronic Hepatitis B & Chronic Hepatitis C are also common liver diseses.

As the name suggest, non alcoholic fatty liver disease is accumulation of fat in the liver in the absence of significant amount of alcohol intake.

Normal liver contains some amount of fat, but if fat is > 10% of liver weight, it is diagnosed with fatty liver.

Predisposing factors are

Obesity
Diabetes
Dyslipidemia
Starvation
Liver Disease is confirmed by few investigations.
LFT
Ultrasonography
Fibroscan
Liver Biopsy
CT scan and MRI
Dr Vikas Singla
Director And Head,
Center For Gastroenterology, Hepatology And Endoscopy
Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket
New Delhi, India

Dr Vikas Singla
Director And Head,
Center For Gastroenterology, Hepatology And Endoscopy
Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket New Delhi, India

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