Liver disease

Definition of Liver disease

The term “liver disease” applies to many diseases and disorders that cause the liver to function improperly or stop functioning. Abdominal pain, yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), or abnormal results of suggest you have liver disease.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/14/2010

Liver fattening, CT scan
Liver with disproportional fattening, CT scan
Cirrhosis of the liver

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