4,781 Possible Causes for Liver Failure

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    This serious infection may lead to liver failure, decreases in the blood cells, or cancer and is often fatal.[healthychildren.org] Never give aspirin to a child who has a viral illness because its use has been linked to Reye syndrome , which may lead to liver failure and can even be fatal.[kidshealth.org] Rarely, patients with abnormal immune systems can have a more severe infection that further weakens the immune system, resulting in cancers or death caused by liver failure[cpmgsandiego.com]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Thyroid hormones alterations during acute liver failure: Possible underlying mechanisms and consequences. Endocrine 2009;36:198-204. 4.[jfmpc.com] Previous reports suggest the presence of adrenal insufficiency in 30-60% of patients with liver cell failure. [22] The underlying etiology could be due to direct toxic effects[jfmpc.com] Endocrine diseases and the liver. Clin Liver Dis 2011;15:55-67. 3. Kostopanagiotou G, Kalimeris K, Mourouzis I, Costopanagiotou C, Arkadopoulos N, Panagopoulos D, et al.[jfmpc.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Factors that increase your risk of acute gastritis include: taking NSAIDs taking corticosteroids drinking a lot of alcohol having major surgery kidney failure liver failure[healthline.com] failure (very rare) and rhabdomyolysis (very rare) Campylobacter species - Bacteremia, meningitis, cholecystitis, urinary tract infection, pancreatitis, and Reiter syndrome[emedicine.medscape.com] Alam et al. (2009) defined heart failure as tachycardia, tachypnoea, enlarged liver, and prominent neck veins 11 .[wellcomeopenresearch.org]

  • Dementia

    Metabolic disturbances: Confusion and appetite, sleep, and emotional changes can be caused by medical conditions including renal and liver failure, electrolyte imbalances[caregiver.org] New or progressive kidney or liver failure may reduce drug clearance and cause drug toxicity after years of taking a stable drug dose (eg, of propranolol ).[merckmanuals.com] ., anticonvulsant drugs [ specify ] ); metabolic causes such as liver failure or kidney failure ; and chronic subdural hematoma .[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    […] enlargement, hepatitis and rarely hepatic necrosis with liver failure.[dermnetnz.org] […] acetaminophen-induced acute liver failure.[gi.org] Rarely, drug-induced liver injury can lead to liver failure. Call your provider if: You develop symptoms of liver injury after you start taking a new medicine.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Acute Liver Failure

    Acute liver failure in children is rare. Acute liver failure has many causes.[cincinnatichildrens.org] Indeterminate acute liver failure accounts for up almost half of cases of acute liver failure in children and approximately 15% in adults.[livertox.nih.gov] Acute liver failure is the appearance of severe complications rapidly after the first signs of liver disease (such as jaundice ), and indicates that the liver has sustained[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Just like the side effects of taking too much aspirin or ibuprofen overdose , an acetaminophen overdose can lead to liver failure, coma and even death. 13 Natural Remedies[draxe.com]

  • Fatty Liver

    failure.[healthline.com] At its worst, NAFLD or NASH can lead to liver failure or liver cancer. Who Is at Risk for NAFLD?[globalhealingcenter.com] Liver Transplantation In some cases, NAFLD may progress to liver failure and require liver transplantation .[ucsfhealth.org]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    He currently treats patients with a variety of liver diseases, including chronic liver disease, liver cancer, liver failure, metabolic and autoimmune diseases of the liver[globenewswire.com] Encephalopathy is the mandatory clinical feature for diagnosis of acute liver failure.[healthcentral.com] (AASLD). 4 Hepatic encephalopathy in acute liver failure is managed differently, and will not be addressed.[bmj.com]

  • Wilson Disease

    Complications of Wilson's disease can include liver failure, liver cancer, and kidney problems.[en.wikipedia.org] When the management of Wilson's disease is not effective and severe cirrhosis is likely to lead to liver failure, it may be necessary to have a liver transplant.[news-medical.net] If the copper is not removed, then the liver becomes scarred ( cirrhosis ), and this can lead to liver failure.[health.ccm.net]

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