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  1. what is cirrhosis
    chronic degenerative disease of the liver in which the lobes are coverd with the fibrous tissue
  2. paraenchyma
    tissue of an organ as a distinguished from supporting or connective tissues
  3. laennec cirrhosis
    alcoholic cirrhosis most commonly found in the western world affects more men than women and in patients with a hx of chronic ingestion of alcohol
  4. postnecrotic cirrhosis
    caused by viral hepatitis exposure to hepatoxins or infections
  5. biliary cirrhosis
    caused by chronic biliary tree obstrcution caused by gall stones a tumor or biliary atresia in children
  6. cardiac cirrhosis
    long standing sever righ sided heart failure in patients with cor pulmonale constrictive pericarditis an tricuspid insufficiencey
  7. stages of the liver
    destruction inflammation fibrotic regeneration and hepatic innsufficiency
  8. function on the liver
    the livers ability to syntheseiz in albumin is reduced as a results of liver cell damage. the obstruction of the portal vein as it enters the liver results in portal hypertension or increased pressure in the veins that drain the gi tract
  9. PORTAL HYPERTENSION
    INCREASED VENOUS PRESSURE IN THE PORTAL CIRCULTATION CAUSED BY COMPRESSION OR BY THE OCCLUSION IN THE PORTAL OR HEPATIC VASCULAR SYSTEM
  10. ASCITIES
    An accumulation of fluid in and albumin in the peritoneal cavity
  11. clinical manisfestation
    liver cirrhosis
    early stages
    the liver is firm and therefore easier to palpate and abdominal pain may be present becuase of rapid enlargement taht rpoduces tension on the fibrous covering the organ
  12. clinical manisfestation
    later stages if liver cirrhosis
    dyspepsia changes in bowel habits gradual weight loss ascities enlarged spleen and spider telangiecctases that occur on the nose cheeks upper trunk neck and shoulders

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