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350 Possible Causes for Liver Firm

  • Cryptogenic Cirrhosis

    CARDIAC CIRRHOSIS Clinic a l featu r es · Mild jaundice · Liver dysfunction · Hepatomegaly – firm, non tender • *Ascites · Peripheral edema · Oesophageal bleeding · Encephalopathy[] The liver is typically palpable and firm, with a blunt edge, but is sometimes small and difficult to palpate. Nodules usually are not palpable.[] Clinical signs that suggest a chronic liver disorder or chronic alcohol use but are not specific for cirrhosis include muscle wasting, palmar erythema, parotid gland enlargement[]

  • Cardiac Cirrhosis

    Hepatomegaly Hepatomegaly is common, usually presenting as a firm, hard liver.[] Title: Cardiac Cirrhosis Description: The congested liver is usually enlarged and firm, often associated with slight ... usually masked by s/s of right-sided heart failure[] With cirrhosis, the liver often becomes small and firm and may feel like a rock when it is felt in the upper abdomen. Edema or swelling of your legs.[]

  • Indian Childhood Cirrhosis

    […] incidence decreasing in India ,Sri lanka affects 1-3 yrs age group 1 children in family affected growth retardation ascites liver-- enlarged, firm, sharp edges, fine granular[] . • The liver is firm, enlarged, more than 2kgs in weight. • Appears yellow & greasy. • Later the size shrinks to almost about a kg due to fibrosis, which appears as macro[] On examination, he had hepatosplenomegaly with firm hepatomegaly and a leafy border. There were no other signs of liver cell failure.[]

  • Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis

    This is followed by ductopenia, liver cell necrosis & cirrhosis.[] Gross Size : enlarged Consistency : firm due to fibrosis Surface & cut section : micronodular cirrhosis Colour : green bile stained Size : enlarged Consistency : firm due[]

  • Syphilitic Cirrhosis

    In biliary cirrhosis, the liver is large, firm, and usually smooth. A cut section reveals a reddish-yellow surface.[] […] is very soft and spongy A liver with cirrhosis is very firm and hard The exact cause of cirrhosis is not known Cirrhosis of the liver is an irreversible condition in which[] —The liver is greatly reduced in volume, sometimes being-no more than one-third the normal size. It is firm, hard, and cuts with great resistance.[]

  • Hepatosplenic Amyloidosis

    The physical examination showed the liver to be firm and enlarged accompanied by pedal edema, the spleen was not palpable.[]

  • Congenital Liver Cirrhosis

    The liver was enlarged (450 gm) and firm to hard in consistency. The capsular surface showed pin point to pin head sized vague nodules.[] The liver is typically palpable and firm, with a blunt edge, but is sometimes small and difficult to palpate. Nodules usually are not palpable.[] Hepatomegaly with firm to hard liver on palpation, particularly the left lobe and nephromegaly in those having ARPKD are the additional physical findings in CHF [ 12 ].[]

  • Macronodular Cirrhosis

    A physician can sometimes identify early stages of cirrhosis by gently pressing the abdomen to determine whether the liver is enlarged and firm.[] Its surface is irregular, the consistency is firm, and the color is often yellow (if associated with steatosis ).[] During later stages of the disease the liver shrinks, causing an enlarged spleen which a physician may also identify by gently touching the abdomen.[]

  • Metastatic Liver Carcinoma

    Noninvasive imaging techniques, such as dynamic computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging and transabdominal ultrasonography are limited in their ability to detect hepatic lesions less than one cm. Intraoperative ultrasonography (IOUS) is currently the most sensitive modality for the detection of small[…][]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    Laennec's cirrhosis , also known as portal cirrhosis, alcoholic cirrhosis, fatty cirrhosis, or atrophic cirrhosis, [1] is named after René Laennec , [2] 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[…][]

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