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Hepatic disorders 

Hepatic disorders
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Hepatic disorders
Author(s):

Carl Waldmann

, Neil Soni

, and Andrew Rhodes

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199229581.003.0021
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date: 09 May 2021

Jaundice 348

Acute liver failure 350

Hepatic encephalopathy 352

Chronic liver failure 354

Abnormal liver function tests 356

Jaundice (icterus) is the accumulation of bile pigments in serum and tissues including sclerae and skin. Jaundice is usually clinically detectable once serum bilirubin exceeds 50...

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