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Liver disease

The term "liver disease" applies to many conditions that stop the liver from working or prevent it from functioning well. Abdominal pain, yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), or abnormal results of liver function tests may suggest you have liver disease.

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References

Anstee QM, Jones DEJ. Hepatology. In: Ralston SH, Penman ID, Strachan MWJ, Hobson RP, eds. Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2018:chap 22.

Martin P. Approach to the patient with liver disease. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 137.

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    • Fatty liver - CT scan

      Fatty liver - CT scan

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    • Liver with disproportional fattening - CT scan

      Liver with disproportion...

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    • Cirrhosis of the liver

      Cirrhosis of the liver

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    • Liver

      Liver

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      • Fatty liver - CT scan

        Fatty liver - CT scan

        illustration

      • Liver with disproportional fattening - CT scan

        Liver with disproportion...

        illustration

      • Cirrhosis of the liver

        Cirrhosis of the liver

        illustration

      • Liver

        Liver

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      Tests for Liver disease

       
       

      Review Date: 5/27/2020

      Reviewed By: Jenifer K. Lehrer, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Aria - Jefferson Health Torresdale, Jefferson Digestive Diseases Network, Philadelphia, PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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