Possible Causes for Liver Tenderness in USA

  • Liver Hematoma
    Liver Tenderness
  • Liver Disease
    Liver Tenderness

    Liver is the largest internal organ of the body which is present on the right side of abdomen. It is a fleshy and rubbery organ, brown in colour, has an ability to regenerate and is responsible to control over 500 vital functions. It is responsible for exocrine, endocrine, absorptive functions, postabsorbative and…[1]

  • Liver Abscess
    Liver Tenderness

    A liver abscess is composed of localized necrotic and inflammatory tissue within the liver. It is usually present following an infection with parasitic, fungal or bacterial microorganisms. Infection of the bile ducts (cholangitis) is nowadays the most common underlying cause of liver abscess, especially among the elderly.…[2]

  • Liver Injury
    Liver Tenderness

    A liver injury can be sustained through blunt (motor vehicle accident) or penetrating (knife or gunshot) trauma. Due to the location and high vascularity of the liver, it is vulnerable to injury and serious consequences such as hemorrhage. The large and highly vascular liver is located in the right upper quadrant,…[3]

  • Pyogenic Liver Abscess
    Liver Tenderness
  • Alcoholic Fatty Liver
    Liver Tenderness

    The alcoholic fatty liver may develop in some people with modest alcohol consumption or after acute episodes of alcohol consumption. It is always found in heavy drinkers in whom the disease may progress to alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis. Distinguishing alcoholic fatty liver from the non-alcoholic fatty liver is not…[4]

  • Metastatic Liver Carcinoma
    Liver Tenderness
  • Amebic Liver Abscess
    Liver Tenderness

    Amebic liver abscess results as a complication of an amebic infection. It is diagnosed through evaluation of clinical and epidemiologic factors as well as serologic and possibly imaging studies. Amebic liver abscess is a complication of amebiasis, which is transmitted via the feco-oral route through infected humans. The…[5]

  • Subcapsular Liver Hematoma
    Liver Tenderness
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
    Liver Tenderness

    Alcoholic liver disease denotes a spectrum of pathological changes in the liver as a result of severe alcohol abuse. Lipid accumulation, fibrosis and cirrhosis may ensue and may lead to end-stage liver disease. Milder forms can have an asymptomatic course while advanced disease presents with undernourishment, severe…[6]

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  1. Liver Disease, Symptoma
  2. Liver Abscess, Symptoma
  3. Liver Injury, Symptoma
  4. Alcoholic Fatty Liver, Symptoma
  5. Amebic Liver Abscess, Symptoma
  6. Alcoholic Liver Disease, Symptoma