"Liver Failure, Acute" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A form of rapid-onset LIVER FAILURE, also known as fulminant hepatic failure, caused by severe liver injury or massive loss of HEPATOCYTES. It is characterized by sudden development of liver dysfunction and JAUNDICE. Acute liver failure may progress to exhibit cerebral dysfunction even HEPATIC COMA depending on the etiology that includes hepatic ISCHEMIA, drug toxicity, malignant infiltration, and viral hepatitis such as post-transfusion HEPATITIS B and HEPATITIS C.
|Liver Failure, Acute
- Liver Failure, Acute
- Failure, Acute Liver
- Fulminating Hepatic Failure
- Fulminating Hepatic Failures
- Hepatic Failure, Fulminating
- Hepatic Failures, Fulminating
- Liver Failure, Fulminant
- Fulminant Liver Failure
- Fulminant Liver Failures
- Liver Failures, Fulminant
- Hepatic Failure, Acute
- Acute Hepatic Failure
- Failure, Acute Hepatic
- Hepatic Failure, Fulminant
- Fulminant Hepatic Failure
- Fulminant Hepatic Failures
- Hepatic Failures, Fulminant
- Acute Liver Failure
- Fulminating Liver Failure
- Fulminating Liver Failures
- Liver Failure, Fulminating
- Liver Failures, Fulminating
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