Liver Cirrhosis

Posted by zchelle Friday, May 9, 2008

Liver Cirrhosis is an irreversible damage characterized by scarring, or fibrosis and widespread formation of nodules in the liver.
Types of Cirrhosis According to its Major Cause

1. Alcoholic/Laennec's Cirrhosis is caused by chronic alcohol intake.

2. Biliary Cirrhosis is due to an intrahepatic block that obstructs the excretion of bile or may occur secondary to obstruction of the bile ducts.