Liver Biopsy Liver BiopsyRelated Doctor's & Expert's Views « Back to Liver Biopsy Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Ask the Experts - Gastroenterology (GI Testing) Biopsy: Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before a Biopsy Hospitals: Can Yours Handle Your Emergency? Liver Disease FAQs Pancreatic Cancer, the Silent Disease Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis -- Walter Payton's Disease Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Liver Disease FAQs Hospitals: Can Yours Handle Your Emergency? Pancreatic Cancer, the Silent Disease Biopsy: Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before a Biopsy Ask the Experts - Gastroenterology (GI Testing) Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis -- Walter Payton's Disease Suggested Reading on Liver Biopsy by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 23 articles Cirrhosis (Liver) Cirrhosis of the liver refers to a disease in which normal liver cells are replaced by scar tissue caused by alcohol and viral hepatitis B and C. This Liver Disease Liver disease can be cause by a variety of things including infection (hepatitis), diseases such as gallstones, high cholesterol or triglycerides, blood Fatty Liver Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) refers to a wide spectrum of liver disease ranging from simple fatty liver (steatosis), to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment) Abdominal pain can have many causes. Some of the less serious causes include bloating, gas, colitis, endometriosis, food poisoning, GERD, IBS, and ovarian Hemochromatosis (Iron Overload) Hereditary hemochromatosis (iron overload) is an inherited disorder in which there is excessive accumulation of iron in the body. Individuals may have Gallbladder Pain (Gall Bladder Pain) Gallbladder pain is generally produced by of five problems, biliary colic, cholecystitis, gallstones, and pancreatitis. Causes of gallbladder pain include Jaundice (Adults) Jaundice in adults may be caused by a variety of medical diseases or conditions. Some cases of jaundice can be managed at home with a doctor's supervision, Hepatitis C (HCV, Hep C) Hepatitis C is an inflammation of the liver due to the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is usually spread by blood transfusion, hemodialysis, and needle Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis, a disease resulting from chronic inflammation, causes small lumps (granulomas) to develop in a great range of body tissues and can appear Liver Cancer Liver cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the world and the majority of patients with liver cancer will die within one year as a result. Patients Drug-Induced Liver Disease Drug-induced liver diseases are diseases of the liver that are caused by physician-prescribed medications, OTC medications, vitamins, hormones, herbs, Tylenol Liver Damage Tylenol liver damage (acetaminophen) can occur from accidentally ingesting too much acetaminophen, or intentionally. Acetaminophen is a drug contained Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B) The hepatitis B virus (HBV, hep B) is a unique, coated DNA virus belonging to the Hepadnaviridae family of viruses. The course of the virus is determined Liver (Anatomy and Function) The liver is the largest gland and organ in the body. There are a variety of liver diseases caused by liver inflammation, scarring of the liver, infection Hepatitis (Viral Hepatitis, A, B, C, D, E, G) Hepatitis is most often viral, due to infection with one of the hepatitis viruses (A, B, C, D, E, F (not confirmed), and G) or another virus (such as those Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is an inherited disorder that may cause liver and lung disease in adults. Signs and symptoms include shortness of breath, Schistosomiasis Schistosomiasis (snail fever), a disease caused by parasites, causes a variety of symptoms and signs, such as cough, rash and bloody diarrhea. Praziquantel Liver Cancer Liver cancer is cancer of the liver cells (hepatocellular carcinoma) or of the ducts in the liver (cholangiocarcinoma). Liver cancer often arises due to Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) Felty's Syndrome Felty's syndrome is a complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis. Felty's syndrome is defined by the presence of three conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) Primary sclerosing cholangitis or PSC is a disease of the liver. The cause of PSC is not known. Symptoms may include itching, fatigue, jaundice, fever, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Treatment (PBC) The Digestion Process (Organs and Functions) Digestion is the complex process of turning food you eat into the energy you need to survive. The digestive process also involves creating waste to be Medications 1 articles Procedures & Tests 6 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 3 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 5 articles Health News 2 articles Health Features 1 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!