Liver Disease

Liver Disease

Diseases caused by viruses, such as hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. ... Examples include fatty liver disease and cirrhosis. Liver cancer. Inherited diseases, such as hemochromatosis and Wilson disease

Fatty liver

Fatty liver Disease

NAFLD is a type of fatty liver disease that is not related to heavy alcohol use. ... Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), in which you have inflammation and liver cell damage, as well as fat in your liver. Inflammation and liver cell damage can cause fibrosis, or scarring, of the liver

Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis

is a late stage of scarring (fibrosis) of the liver caused by many forms of liver diseases and conditions, such as hepatitis and chronic alcoholism. Each time your liver is injured — whether by disease, excessive alcohol consumption or another cause — it tries to repair itself.


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HepatitisC

Hepatitis C Virus

Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus. Today, most people become infected with the Hepatitis C virus by sharing needles or other equipment to inject drugs. For some people, hepatitis C is a short-term illness but for 70%–85% of people who become infected with Hepatitis C, it becomes a long-term, chronic infection. See our Specialists for Treatment options.


Biliary Disease

Biliary disease refers to diseases affecting the bile ducts, gallbladder and other structures involved in the production and transportation of bile. Bile is a fluid produced by the liver that aids digestion. ... If any duct in this complex system becomes diseased or blocked, a number of serious diseases may result.

Biliary Disease