liver disease

liver disease
a disease affecting the liver
Hypernyms: ↑disease

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  • Liver disease — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D008107 Liver disease is a broad term describing any number of diseases affecting the liver. Many are… …   Wikipedia

  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease — Classification and external resources Micrograph of non alcoholic fatty liver disease, demonstrating marked macrovesicular steatosis. Trichrome stain …   Wikipedia

  • Chronic liver disease — in the clinical context is a disease process of the liver that involves a process of progressive destruction and regeneration of the liver parenchyma leading to fibrosis and cirrhosis. Contents 1 Causes 2 Complications of chronic liver disease …   Wikipedia

  • Model for End-Stage Liver Disease — The Model for End Stage Liver Disease, or MELD, is a scoring system for assessing the severity of chronic liver disease. It was initially developed to predict death within three months of surgery in patients who had undergone a transjugular… …   Wikipedia

  • Children's Liver Disease Foundation — (CLDF) is a UK charity whose purpose is fighting childhood liver disease and raising awareness of childhood liver disease amongst the general public. CLDF was founded in 1980 by the parents of a little boy named Michael McGough, who died before… …   Wikipedia

  • Polycystic liver disease — Classification and external resources Micrograph showing a von Meyenburg complex, a bile duct hamartoma associated with polycystic liver disease. Trichrome stain …   Wikipedia

  • Metastatic liver disease — Micrograph of a liver core needle biopsy showing metastatic cancer …   Wikipedia

  • Alcoholic liver disease — is the major cause of liver disease in Western countries, (in Asian countries, viral hepatitis is the major cause). It arises from the excessive ingestion of alcohol. PathophysiologyFatty change and alcoholic hepatitis are probably reversible.… …   Wikipedia

  • Pediatric end-stage liver disease — (PELD) is a disease severity scoring system for children under 12 years of age. It is calculated from the patient s albumin, bilirubin, and international normalized ratio (INR) together with the patient s age and degree of growth failure. This… …   Wikipedia

  • big liver disease — noun : that form of avian leukosis in which the liver is greatly enlarged and infiltrated with white blood cells; broadly : avian leukosis complex * * * big liver disease, a form of lymphomatosis characterized by enlargement of the liver …   Useful english dictionary