Possible Causes for Liver Palms in USA

  • Liver Disease
    Liver Palms

    General pathology of liver diseases include cellular changes, reaction to any injury, inflammation, repair, fibrosis, tissue changes and cholestasis. Liver pathology is seen in two basic patterns, one is dystrophy and the second is necrosis. If broadly classified, the different pathological presentation of liver in…[1]

  • Liver Failure
    Liver Palms

    In chronic liver failure, the main etiologic factors include persistent and excessive alcohol consumption, cirrhosis, hepatitis C, hepatitis B and malnutrition. Excessive absorption and storage of iron (hemochromatosis) can also lead to chronic liver failure. The etiologic factors for acute liver failure on the other hand…[2]

  • Congenital Liver Cirrhosis
    Liver Palms
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    Liver Palms Liver Biopsy

    Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a chronic disorder of the liver characterized by inflammation of the bile ducts. This condition gradually destroys the bile ducts of the organ thereby obstructing the flow of bile in the bloodstream. As a result, the cells of the liver get damaged leading to cirrhosis. Bile juice…[3]

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    Liver Palms Liver Biopsy

    Autoimmune hepatitis may advance to cirrhosis. Without treatment, almost 50% of patients will die within five years. Mild liver disease generally has a good prognosis with treatment, however, the more severe the disease, the worst the prognosis. In severe and/or complicated disease, life expectancy is greatly reduced.…[4]

  • Chronic Hepatitis C
    Liver Palms Liver Biopsy

    Felmlee DJ, Coilly A, Chung RT, Samuel D, Baumert TF. New perspectives for preventing hepatitis C virus liver graft infection. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016; 16(6):735-745. Messina JP, Humphreys I, Flaxman A, et al. Global distribution and prevalence of hepatitis C virus genotypes. Hepatology. 2015; 61(1):77-87. Pang PS, Planet…[5]

  • Cryptogenic Cirrhosis
    Liver Palms

    The diagnosis of cryptogenic cirrhosis is established by excluding other potential causes. A detailed medical history will help reveal underlying conditions such as diabetes, or a possible alcoholic habit, which could account for the condition. Furthermore, since certain drugs are known to cause cirrhosis, a physician…[6]

  • Cardiac Cirrhosis
    Liver Palms Liver Biopsy
  • Indian Childhood Cirrhosis
    Liver Palms

    Despite the fact that both Wilson's disease and Indian childhood cirrhosis are characterized by hepatic dysfunction induced by copper exposure, their clinical and histological traits do not overlap. Indian childhood cirrhosis may become symptomatic between the ages of 6 months and 5 years, more commonly after the…[7]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Liver Palms

    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that presents itself as a chronic inflammatory condition. An external trigger such as smoking, drinking, trauma or infection can trigger the immune system resulting in this condition. Rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by synovial hypertrophy and chronic inflammation…[8]

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  1. Liver Disease, Symptoma
  2. Liver Failure, Symptoma
  3. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  4. Autoimmune Hepatitis, Symptoma
  5. Chronic Hepatitis C, Symptoma
  6. Cryptogenic Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  7. Indian Childhood Cirrhosis, Symptoma
  8. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Symptoma