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Acute Liver Failure

About Acute Liver Failure
About Acute Liver Failure

Acute liver failure is when the functioning of the liver starts to deteriorate and affects the liver.  It affects a person who has no pre-existing liver issues.

Acute liver failure occurs rapidly and is less common tha chronic liver failure which develops slowly. Acute liver failure can lead to serious complications in a span of a few days or weeks.

Symptoms of Acute Liver Failure
Symptoms of Acute Liver Failure

Signs and symptoms of acute liver failure vary in each case. Some of the common symptoms are as below

Causes of Acute Liver Failure
Causes of Acute Liver Failure

When the liver is no longer able to functioning normally it leads to liver failure.

Below are some potential causes of acute liver failure.

Diagnosis
Diagnosis

Below are some of the tests and procedures done to diagnose acute liver failure.

Treatment
Treatment

In severe cases the only last resort is liver transplant. Below are some of the measures taken to control the liver damage.