acute yellow atrophy of the liver


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acute massive liver necrosis

a lesion with extensive and rapid death of parenchymal cells of the liver, sometimes with fatty degeneration of the size of the organ; the necrosis may result from fulminant viral infection or chemical poisoning; associated with jaundice.

a·cute yel·low at·ro·phy of the liv·er

(ă-kyūt' yel'ō at'rŏ-fē liv'ĕr)
A lesion in which there is extensive and rapid death of parenchymal cells of the liver, sometimes with fatty degeneration; may result from fulminant viral infection or chemical poisoning; associated with jaundice.
Synonym(s): Rokitansky disease.

Rokitansky,

Karl Freiherr von, Austrian pathologist, 1804-1878.
Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome - see under Mayer, Paul
Rokitansky disease - (1) Synonym(s): acute yellow atrophy of the liver - (2) Chiari syndrome
Rokitansky diverticulum
Rokitansky hernia - separation of the muscular fibers of the bowel allowing protrusion of a sac of the mucous membrane.
Rokitansky kidney
Rokitansky pelvis - Synonym(s): spondylolisthetic pelvis
Rokitansky tumor
Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses - small outpocketings of the mucosa of the gallbladder which extend through the muscular layer.
Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome - Synonym(s): Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome