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Disease Liver Failure

Name Liver Failure
Synonym Hepatic Failure
Definition Severe inability of the LIVER to perform its normal metabolic functions, as evidenced by severe JAUNDICE and abnormal serum levels of AMMONIA; BILIRUBIN; ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE; ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE; LACTATE DEHYDROGENASES; and albumin/globulin ratio. (Blakiston's Gould Medical Dictionary, 4th ed)
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D017093

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Liver Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hepatic Insufficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Liver Failure Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Liver Failure Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  End Stage Liver Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Hepatic Encephalopathy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  INFANTILE LIVER FAILURE SYNDROME 1 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  INFANTILE LIVER FAILURE SYNDROME 2 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Liver Failure, Acute Has associated chemicals Has associated genes