Enfermedad hepática

Definición

El término "enfermedad hepática o hepatopatía" se aplica a muchas enfermedades y trastornos que provocan que el hígado funcione inadecuadamente o que deje de funcionar. El dolor abdominal, el color amarillo de la piel o los ojos (ictericia) o los resultados anormales de las pruebas de la función hepática sugieren que usted padece una hepatopatía.

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TC de grasa del hígadoTC de hígado con exceso de grasaCirrosis del hígado

Referencias

Martin P. Approach to the patient with liver disease. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier;2011:chap 148.

Revision

Last reviewed 9/2/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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