Possible Causes for Liver Failure in USA

  • Acute Liver Failure
    Liver Failure

    Acute liver failure comprises of two types: fulminant liver failure and subfulminant liver failure. […] Acute Liver Failure Study Group. […] Acute liver failure in Spain: analysis of 267 cases.[1]

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy
    Acute Liver Failure Liver Failure Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Jaundice, fever, abdominal pain, anorexia, and nausea are some of the main complaints, whereas liver failure and coagulopathy can lead to both maternal and fetal death in […] Furthermore, various complications of acute fatty liver of pregnancy have been described in the literature - liver failure, gastrointestinal bleeding (as a result of coagulopathies[2]

  • Fatty Liver
    Liver Failure

    Fatty liver is the accumulation of triglycerides and other fats in the hepatocytes. It is commonly associated with alcohol, drugs, overnutrition or metabolic syndrome. Fatty liver will induce slow and increasing malaise, weakness and anorexia. Hepatomegaly is seen in cases of fatty liver. Jaundice will be seen in around…[3]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria
    Respiratory Failure Liver Failure

    failure. […] Additionally, regular evaluations of hepatic function is advocated in all patients, to prevent liver failure as a result of protoporhyrin accumulation. […] As a result, abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant may be observed. 5% of patients progress to advanced liver failure, including cirrhosis and cholestasis.[4]

  • Wilson Disease
    Acute Liver Failure Liver Failure Hepatic Encephalopathy

    It is important to mention that WD is one of the most common causes of liver failure and children. […] In patients with complete liver failure, transplantation may be the only treatment option. […] When it comes to liver disease, the severity may range from asymptomatic elevations of liver transaminases to severe fulminant liver failure.[5]

  • Wolman Disease
    Failure to Thrive Liver Failure

    failure. […] Accumulations in the liver and spleen may cause hepatomegaly and splenomegaly, possibly leading to liver failure. […] Hematopoietic stem cell and liver transplantation Although there is inadequate data on long-term outcomes, liver transplant in WD patients with liver failure has improved[6]

  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
    Liver Failure

    This is usually recommended for people with liver failure or other severe complications. […] The disease progresses gradually and may lead to liver failure, infections of the liver, and tumors in the organ. […] Some of the complications of PSC include liver failure, repeated infections, hypertension in portal veins, thinning of bones, cancer of bile duct, and colon cancer.[7]

  • Tyrosinemia Type 1
    Acute Liver Failure Failure to Thrive Respiratory Failure Liver Failure

    Notable findings include coagulation abnormalities and features indicating liver failure. […] The most common clinical picture includes severe liver disease, which progresses to liver failure and coagulopathy. […] Primary manifestations Acute liver failure is one of the most ominous diseases that occurs in patients with TT1.[8]

  • Reye Syndrome
    Acute Liver Failure Liver Failure Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Causes for similar symptoms include Various inborn metabolic disorders Viral encephalitis Drug overdose or poisoning Head trauma Liver failure due to other causes Meningitis[9]

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
    Liver Failure Hepatic Encephalopathy

    They involve lesions in the lungs, brain and liver and may lead to strokes, liver failure or heart failure. […] Finally, screening for gastrointestinal or liver lesions should only be made in the presence of bleeding, anemia of unknown cause, heart or liver failure.[10]

Liver Failure

Liver failure is a condition in which the liver fails to perform its normal function. It may be acute or chronic.

Further symptoms

Similar symptoms


  1. Acute Liver Failure, Symptoma
  2. Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy, Symptoma
  3. Fatty Liver, Symptoma
  4. Erythropoietic Protoporphyria, Symptoma
  5. Wilson Disease, Symptoma
  6. Wolman Disease, Symptoma
  7. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Symptoma
  8. Tyrosinemia Type 1, Symptoma
  9. Wikipedia: Reye syndrome, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  10. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Symptoma