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Complications of chronic liver disease 

Complications of chronic liver disease
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Complications of chronic liver disease
Author(s):

Naresh P Shanmugam

and Dharam Basude

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198759928.003.0067
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date: 31 May 2020

The chapter on complications of chronic liver disease gives an overview of the definition, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of the various complications that accompany chronic liver disease. It includes among others, malnutrition and growth failure, hepatic encephalopathy, hepatopulmonary syndrome, hepatorenal syndrome, portal hypertension, and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

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