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Cirrhosis is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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  • Chronic hepatitis C or B
  • Alcoholism
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Cryptogenic
  • Metabolic, eg, hemochromatosis, Wilson's disease, alpha-1-antiprotease deficiency
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Secondary biliary cirrhosis (chronic obstruction due to stone, stricture, neoplasm)
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF) or constrictive pericarditis ("cardiac cirrhosis")
  • Other: Budd-Chiari syndrome, cystic fibrosis, autoimmune hepatitis, Clonorchis sinensis infection, glycogen storage disease

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Cirrhosis." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114704/all/Cirrhosis.
Zeiger RF. Cirrhosis. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114704/all/Cirrhosis. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Cirrhosis. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114704/all/Cirrhosis
Zeiger RF. Cirrhosis [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114704/all/Cirrhosis.
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