Possible Causes for Liver Firm in USA

  • Congenital Liver Cirrhosis
    Liver Firm
  • Metastatic Liver Carcinoma
    Liver Firm
  • Cryptogenic Cirrhosis
    Liver Firm

    Cryptogenic cirrhosis is a type of cirrhosis whose causes remain unknown. Cirrhosis, in general, is a chronic condition affecting the liver which causes scarring and extensive hepatic fibrosis.  Symptoms of cryptogenic cirrhosis are no different than the symptoms in any other type of cirrhosis: jaundice, abdominal…[1]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy Liver Firm

    Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a chronic and progressive disease of the liver which involves destruction of the interlobular bile ducts. In many cases, primary biliary cirrhosis causes no symptoms. However, in certain percentage of individuals this disease is known to cause the following signs and symptoms: Dry…[2]

  • Cardiac Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy Liver Firm
  • Hepatosplenic Amyloidosis
    Liver Firm
  • Macronodular Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy Liver Firm
  • Wilson Disease
    Liver Biopsy Liver Firm

    Hepatolenticular degeneration, more commonly known as Wilson's disease, is a genetic disorder characterized by the accumulation of copper due to mutations of ceruloplasmin, which is involved in its transport and excretion. Hepatic, neurologic and psychiatric symptoms may be encountered. The diagnosis is made by…[3]

  • Indian Childhood Cirrhosis
    Liver Firm

    Indian childhood cirrhosis is a liver disease caused by the toxic effects of copper overload that occurs in genetically susceptible infants and children. Although initially thought to only occur in Indian children, this disease has been documented in other ethnic groups, as well and is characterized by excess copper…[4]

  • Portal Cirrhosis
    Liver Biopsy Liver Firm

    Laennec's cirrhosis, also known as portal cirrhosis, alcoholic cirrhosis, fatty cirrhosis, or atrophic cirrhosis, is named after René Laennec, a French physician and the inventor of the stethoscope. It is a disease of the liver in which the normal lobular architecture is lost, with fibrosis (scarring) and later nodular…[5]

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References

  1. Cryptogenic Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  2. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  3. Wilson Disease, Symptoma
  4. Indian Childhood Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  5. Wikipedia: Laennec's cirrhosis, CC-BY-SA-3.0