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Cirrosis of the Liver

Were you looking for information about Cirrhosis? Cirrosis of the liver is a common misspelling and variation of cirrhosis.
Cirrhosis is a condition characterized by large areas of scar tissue on the liver. It is often the result of many long-term liver diseases, such as different forms of hepatitis or medical conditions people are born with (these are called congenital conditions). Infections, drug and/or alcohol abuse, or a blocked bile duct can cause cirrhosis as well. Unfortunately, the scarring is permanent; but treatment can stop or slow down further progression and reduce complications.
(Click Cirrhosis to read the complete eMedTV article on this condition, which explains how the disease progresses, possible causes and symptoms, treatment options, and more.)
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