alcoholic cirrhosis

Pathology

Morphology of Alcoholic Liver Disease

Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD) is a term used to describe the spectrum of liver injury associated with acute andchronic alcoholism. The 3 stages of Alcoholic Liver Disease are: Hepatic steatosis (fatty change) Alcoholic hepatitis Alcoholic cirrhosis Interrelationships among stages of Alcoholic Liver Disease: Gross appearance of Normal Liver: Weighing 1200-1600 grams Reddish brown in color […]

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Alcoholic Liver Disease or ALD

Alcoholic Liver Disease Alcohol is a toxic substance to the liver and remains one of the most common causes of chronic liver disease. The spectrum of ALD is broad and a single patient may be affected by more than one of the following conditions;fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis or alcoholic cirrhosis. EPIDEMIOLOGY ALD does not occur […]

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