Laennec's cirrhosis


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Related to Laennec's cirrhosis: biliary cirrhosis, nutritional cirrhosis

Laennec's cirrhosis

[lā′neks sə‚rō·səs]
(medicine)
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This is a 49 year old male with a history of psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, chronic hepatitis C for thirteen years, and alcohol abuse with consequent Laennec's cirrhosis. He was treated with interferon-[alpha] for a short period of time, but was discontinued due to worsening ofpsoriasis.
While Laennec's stethoscope revolutionized diagnosis of diseases of the chest, his name is eponymously associated with micronodular cirrhosis of the liver (Laennec's cirrhosis).