liver failure

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liver failure

[′liv·ər ‚fāl·yər]
(medicine)
Severe functional disability of the liver marked clinically by a variety of signs and symptoms, including jaundice, coma, and abnormal blood levels of such things as ammonia, bilirubin, and alkaline phosphatase.
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Drugs produce wide range of hepatic disorder ranging from asymptomatic jaundice to liver cirrhosis leading to life threatening hepatic failure (Chen et al., 2015).
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Although histologically benign and frequently asymptomatic, infantile hepatic hemangioma (IHH) can manifest as congestive heart failure associated with vascular shunting, abdominal compartment syndrome and fulminant hepatic failure with consumptive hypothyroidism, leading to death in the most severe cases.
Treatment-related grade 5 adverse events occurred in six patients in the cabozantinib group (hepatic failure, esophagobronchial fistula, portal vein thrombosis, upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, pulmonary embolism and hepatorenal syndrome) and in one patient in the placebo group (hepatic failure).
It is an autosomal recessive disorder, characterized by pruritus, coagulopathy, growth retardation, jaundice, and subsequently cirrhosis and hepatic failure due to impaired bile acid transport and metabolism.
The cause of Sandeep's death has been stated as septic shock due to associated hepatic failure and acute respiratory failure in the post-mortem report.
She also referred to fulminant hepatic failure and pregnancy, HELLP syndrome.
They range from silent infection and spontaneous resolution to fulminant hepatic failure.
Although HSV-associated hepatic failure during pregnancy is life-threatening, timely diagnosis and early management with antiviral therapy is found to be life-saving.[3] HSV associated with pregnancy may lead to considerable morbidity and in some cases, it may even contribute to mortality.[4] Here, we report a case of HSV-induced Hepatitis.