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1,807 Possible Causes for Hepatic Encephalopathy

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    encephalopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There have been few reports regarding the improvement of hyperammonemic hepatic encephalopathy after the extirpation of a large uterine leiomyoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She remained encephalopathic despite adequate treatment for alcohol withdrawal, hepatic encephalopathy and enterococcus urinary tract infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    Secondary prophylaxis of hepatic encephalopathy: an open-label randomized controlled trial of lactulose versus placebo.[medscape.com] encephalopathy.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Hepatic encephalopathy and the gamma-aminobutyric-acid neurotransmitter system. Lancet. 1982 Jan 2. 1(8262):18-20. [Medline].[medscape.com]

  • Hemochromatosis

    Additionally, patients may have neuroradiological changes associated with complications of hemochromatosis, such as hepatic encephalopathy, which have distinct radiographic[radiopaedia.org] This can lead to confusion or even coma (hepatic encephalopathy). Cirrhosis and haemochromatosis together can increase the risk of liver cancer.[en.wikipedia.org] Many early accounts were confounded by coexistent hepatic encephalopathy or alcoholism, which could, in part, explain some of the clinical features. 5, 6 The first comprehensive[doi.org]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    Hepatic encephalopathy occurs as a complication of alcoholic liver disease may require methods of dialysis available in intensive care units.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Failure to timely discontinue metronidazole may worsen the associated hepatic encephalopathy in these patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] encephalopathy, renal failure and bacterial infections).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatitis

    […] managing the complications, such as ascites and hepatic encephalopathy.[merckmanuals.com] encephalopathy complicating acute liver injury.[doi.org] Specific entities addressed in this chapter include hepatic-related coagulopathy, ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, hepatorenal syndrome, and hepatic encephalopathy[web.archive.org]

  • Liver Failure

    […] predisposes individuals to develop hepatic encephalopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One scheme defines "acute hepatic failure" as the development of encephalopathy within 26 weeks of the onset of any hepatic symptoms.[en.wikipedia.org] Abstract The causative agent of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) has not been identified with certainty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    Chronic liver disease with progression to decompensated cirrhosis and its associated complications, including hepatic encephalopathy, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Proton pump inhibitors increased the risk for hepatic encephalopathy and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in patients with cirrhosis and ascites, according to recent findings[healio.com] Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be a risk factor for hepatic encephalopathy (HE) in patients with cirrhosis, possibly through translocation of gut bacteria, which can also[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Liver Failure

    Here, we present a similar patient who developed acute liver failure and hepatic encephalopathy after an uncomplicated cleft palate surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a neuropsychiatric disorder that occurs in both acute and chronic liver failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One hundred and one consecutive patients with acetaminophen-induced fulminant hepatic failure and grade 3-4 hepatic encephalopathy. None.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    encephalopathy and urea cycle diseases Standardnummern ISSN der Vorlage: 0168-8278 ISSN der Parallelausgabe: 1600-0641 OCLC-Nr.: 643619458 Sacherschließung DDC-Sachgruppen[zdb-katalog.de] Hepatic encephalopathy and orotic aciduria associated with hepatocellular carcinoma in a noncirrhotic liver. Hepatology. 1988 Jan-Feb. 8(1):78-81. [Medline].[emedicine.medscape.com] […] for the Study of the Liver: Postgraduate course and abstracts of the ... annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver 4,Suppl.1 6 von: Advances in hepatic[zdb-katalog.de]

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

    METHODS: Five AFLP patients with hepatic encephalopathy and renal failure were subjected to PE CRRT in our department from 2007 to 2012.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis of acute fatty liver of pregnancy was initially suggested by the typical history of prodromal malaise and vomiting and the rapid onset of hepatic encephalopathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here we present a case report of a patient diagnosed with fulminant liver failure complicating an AFLP and progressed to severe hepatic encephalopathy who was successfully[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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