Definition of cirrhosis in English:
A chronic disease of the liver marked by degeneration of cells, inflammation, and fibrous thickening of tissue. It is typically a result of alcoholism or hepatitis.
- Chronic viral hepatitis is the main cause of chronic liver disease, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma throughout the world.
- Cases progress slowly resulting in chronic liver diseases, cirrhosis and cancer.
- It is also common in people with widespread cancer, leukaemia, diabetes, cirrhosis of the liver or major burns.
- Example sentences
- The development of ascites is an important event in chronic liver disease as half of cirrhotic patients with ascites die within two years.
- Common cirrhotic ascites is managed with diuretics and sodium restriction.
- The levels in tuberculous ascitis were significantly higher than those in cirrhotic or malignant ascitis.
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Definition of cirrhosis in:
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