Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver does not function properly due to long-
term damage. Typically, the disease comes on slowly over months or years.
WebMD offers a comprehensive overview of cirrhosis of the liver, including types,
causes, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment.
Apr 6, 2016 ... Cirrhosis is a late stage of scarring (fibrosis) of the liver caused by many forms of
liver diseases and conditions, such as hepatitis and chronic ...
Chronic alcoholism is the leading cause of cirrhosis in the United States. Drinking
too much alcohol can cause the liver to swell, which over time can lead to ...
Aug 30, 2016 ... Cirrhosis is caused when scar tissue replaces healthy tissue in the liver because
of chronic injury. Learn how cirrhosis is diagnosed and ...
Oct 19, 2015 ... Cirrhosis is the severe scarring of the liver and poor liver function seen at the
terminal stages of chronic liver disease. The scarring is most often ...
Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Cirrhosis.
Jan 4, 2016 ... Cirrhosis is a chronic (ongoing, long-term) disease of the liver. It means scarring
to the normal liver tissue that keeps this important organ from ...
Cirrhosis is a serious condition where normal liver tissue is replaced by scar
tissue (fibrosis). It tends to progress slowly and often does not cause symptoms in
Cirrhosis (end stage liver disease) is a diffuse hepatic process characterised by
fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal