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Digestive System

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Diseases: Anal and Rectal Diseases | Appendicitis | Bile Duct Diseases | Eosinophilic Disorders | Esophageal Diseases | Gallbladder Diseases | Hepatitis | Hernia | Intestinal Diseases | Liver Diseases | Malabsorption Syndromes | Pancreatic Diseases | Peritoneal Diseases | Stomach Diseases

Symptoms: Abdominal Pain | Bleeding | Constipation | Diarrhea | Gas | Heartburn | Hiccups | Indigestion | Vomiting

Other Topics: General Digestive System | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Digestive Organ Transplantation | Surgery


Liver Diseases

(Jump to: General Information | Manifestations of Liver Disease | Treatment of Liver Disease | Liver Injury

Liver Diseases: Alagille Syndrome | Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency | Cirrhosis | Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis | Cystic Disease of the Liver | Fatty Liver | Gilbert's Syndrome | Hepatitis |Tumors of the Liver | Vascular Disorders of the Liver | Wilson Disease )

General Information
How the Liver Works:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
The Progression of Liver Disease:ALF
Liver Diseases:MedlinePlus


Manifestations of Liver Disease
Overview
Common Characteristics of Liver Disease:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Manifestations of Liver Disease:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Ascites
Ascites:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Cholestasis
Cholestasis:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Cholestasis of Pregnancy:American Pregnancy Association
Low Gamma-GT Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis:GeneReviews
Enlarged Liver
Enlarged Liver:Mayo Clinic
Congestive Hepatomegaly:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Hepatomegaly:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Jaundice
Jaundice:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Jaundice in Newborns, see Children's Health, Newborn Complications and Disorders
Jaundice:MedlinePlus
Liver Encephalopathy
Hepatic Encephalopathy:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Liver Failure
Liver Failure:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Portal Hypertension
Portal Hypertension:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Portal Hypertension:Vascular Disease Foundation


Treatment of Liver Disease
Nonsurgical, Interventional Treatments
Interventional Treatments for Liver Disease:Society of Interventional Radiology
Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS):RadiologyInfo
Liver Surgery
Liver Biopsy:NIDDK


Liver Injury
Liver Injury Due to Trauma
Liver Injuries (in children):Children's Hospital Boston
Chemical and Drug-Induced Liver Injury
Toxic Hepatitis:Mayo Clinic
Toxic Hepatitis:Canadian Liver Foundation
Industrial Chemicals Associated with Toxic Hepatitis:Haz-Map


Alagille Syndrome
Alagille Syndrome:ALF
Alagille Syndrome:Cholestatic Liver Disease Consortium
Alagille Syndrome:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Alagille Syndrome:GeneReviews


Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
See Respiratory System, Lung Diseases


Cirrhosis
Cirrhosis:ALF
Cirrhosis of the Liver:NIDDK
Cirrhosis:UpToDate Patient Information
Cirrhosis:MedlinePlus
See also Biliary Cirrhosis


Cystic Disease of the Liver
Choledochal Cyst:American Pediatric Surgical Association
Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis and Polycystic Kidney Disease:ARPKD/CHF Alliance
Hydatid Cysts, see Infectious Diseases, Echinococcosis
Polycystic Liver Disease:NORD


Fatty Liver (Steatosis)
Fatty Liver:ALF
Alcohol Induced Liver Disease:ALF
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease:Mayo Clinic
Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH):UpToDate Patient Information


Gilbert's Syndrome
Gilbert's Syndrome:UpToDate Patient Information


Hepatitis
See Hepatitis


Tumors of the Liver
Liver Cancer, see Cancer, Liver Cancer
Hemangioma:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Hepatic Granulomas:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Hepatocellular Adenoma:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Vascular Disorders of the Liver
Introduction to Blood Vessel Disorders of the Liver:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Budd-Chiari Syndrome:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Ischemic Cholangiopathy (Hepatic Artery Disorders):Merck Manual, Home Edition
Ischemic Hepatitis:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Portal Vein Thrombosis:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Veno-occlusive Disease:Merck Manual, Home Edition


Wilson Disease
See Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases, Wilson Disease


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