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1,269 Possible Causes for Hepatic Encephalopathy

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  • Portal Hypertension

    Hepatic encephalopathy. Increased risk of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. Increased risk of hepatorenal syndrome.[] Lactulose may be prescribed as a treatment for hepatic encephalopathy.[] Hepatic encephalopathy .[]

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

    Patient was shifted to Intensive Care Unit in view of hepatic encephalopathy with coagulopathy with hepato-renal shut-down.[] encephalopathy Blood tests showing severely abnormal liver enzymes help making the diagnosis.[] […] failure develop later: hepatic encephalopathy hypoglycaemia up to 60% develop acute renal failure anti-thrombin III deficiency may be complicated by DIC and diabetes insipidus[]

  • Hepatorenal Syndrome

    Hepatic encephalopathy, hepatorenal syndrome, hepatopulmonary syndrome, and other systemic complications of liver disease. In: Feldman M, Friedman LS, Brandt LJ, eds.[] This is called hepatic encephalopathy. This problem may occur...[] Signs of hepatic encephalopathy may also be present. Physical findings : Edema and reduced urine output (oliguria).[]

  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    Proton pump inhibitors increased the risk for hepatic encephalopathy and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in patients with cirrhosis and ascites, according to recent findings[] The key is to effectively control infection, preventing hepatic encephalopathy and correcting water electrolyte disorder.[] Links Related Articles Cirrhosis Ascites Portal Hypertension Hepatic Failure Hepatic Encephalopathy Signs of Peritoneal Irritation Broad-spectrum Antibiotics Bibliography[]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Complications from Primary Biliary Cirrhosis can include hypersplenism (enlargement of the spleen), hepatic encephalopathy (confusion or coma resulting from liver failure)[] Hepatic encephalopathy.[] encephalopathy with cognitive dysfunction or other neurological abnormalities, or gastrointestinal hemorrhage.[]

  • Toxic Hepatitis

    How Is Hepatic Encephalopathy Diagnosed? Several tests are used to diagnose hepatic encephalopathy.[] ALP isoenzyme test (Medical Encyclopedia) Ascites (Medical Encyclopedia) Diet - liver disease (Medical Encyclopedia) Hepatic encephalopathy (Medical Encyclopedia) Hepatomegaly[] The outcome of acute liver failure is determined by etiology, the degree of hepatic encephalopathy present upon admission, and complications such as infections.[]

  • Wilson Disease

    The special fea tures of this relation have become of greater interest in recent years in the light of increasing knowledge of brain damage in hepatic coma and hepatic encephalopathy[] Confusion (hepatic encephalopathy) due to inability of the liver to clear toxins including ammonia can occur which can progress to coma.[] Possible symptoms may include: Confusion and drowsiness (hepatic encephalopathy) Bleeding from the intestines due to high pressure in compressed veins within the liver (portal[]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    12,000 with left shift Hepatic encephalopathy Hepatic systolic bruit Maddrey discriminant factor 32 [4] , [5] Exclusion Criteria Concomitant bacterial infection Active GI[] Signs and symptoms of alcoholic hepatitis include jaundice , ascites (fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity ), fatigue and hepatic encephalopathy ( brain dysfunction[] […] dysfunction (prolonged prothrombin time, hypoalbuminemia, ascites, and hepatic encephalopathy).[]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    Complications Portal hypertension may result in variceal bleeding, ascites and hepatic encephalopathy. Hepatic or portal vein thrombosis may also occur.[] Ascites, esophageal and gastric varices, GI tract bleeding, and hepatic encephalopathy may occur. Hepatic or portal vein thrombosis may also arise as complications.[] Portal hypertension may occur as a result of markedly increased splenoportal blood flow and decreased hepatic vascular compliance.[]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    His underlying liver disease was well compensated, and he had no other complicating factors, such as hepatic encephalopathy, ascites, or wasting.[] Complications of PH GI bleeding due to gastric and esophageal varices Ascites Hepatic encephalopathy 33.[] Careful monitoring is needed to spot early signs of life-threatening complications, such as hepatic encephalopathy or esophageal bleeding.[]

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