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Cyptogenic Cirrhosis

M F Karim, M Al-Mahtab, S Rahman, C R Debnath
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an emerging problem in Hepatology clinics. It is closely related to the increased frequency of overweight or obesity. It has recognised association with metabolic syndrome. Central obesity, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia are commonest risk factors. Association with hepatitis C genotype 3 is also recognised. NAFLD is an important cause of cyptogenic cirrhosis of liver. It affects all populations and all age groups. Most patients with NAFLD are asymptomatic or vague upper abdominal pain...
October 2015: Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ
Kil Chan Oh, Sang Hoon Park, Jin Cheol Park, Do Kyun Jin, Chul Sung Park, Kyong Oh Kim, Hyun Joo Jang, Ja Young Lee, Cheol Hee Park, Tai Hoo Han, Kyo-Sang Yoo, Jong Hyeok Kim, Dong Jun Kim, Myung Seok Lee, Choong Kee Park
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been characterized by a wide spectrum of liver damages that span from steatosis to cryptogenic liver cirrhosis and even to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aims of this study were to determine whether the prevalence of HCC arising from cryptogenic cirrhosis has increased during the last ten years and to characterize the clinical features of cryptogenic HCC in Korea. METHODS: A retrospective and hospital-based analysis of the clinical data was done in 1,145 HCC patients; group A (Jan...
January 2005: Korean Journal of Gastroenterology, Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe Chi
P R Mills, R Vallance, G Birnie, E M Quigley, A N Main, R J Morgan, R I Russell, G Watkinson
A prospective survey of radiological bone and joint changes was undertaken in 42 patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and 23 patients with alcoholic or cyptogenic cirrhosis who formed a control population. PBC patients were commonly found to have hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (38%), joint erosions (31%) and osteoporosis, these results being significantly different from the control group. Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy most frequently affected the first metacarpal and was rarely associated with finger clubbing or clinical symptoms...
May 1981: Clinical Radiology
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