alcoholic liver disease(redirected from Liver diseases, alcoholic)
alcoholic liver diseaseA general term for any of a number of clinical conditions caused by chronic excessive alcohol consumption, including hepatitis, fatty liver and cirrhosis.
alcoholic liver diseaseHepatology A general term for any of a number of clinical conditions caused by chronic excess of alcohol consumption, including alcoholic cirrhosis and alcoholic fatty liver. See Alcoholic hepatitis, Cirrhosis.
Patient discussion about alcoholic liver disease
Q. What are the types of alcohol-induced liver disease? I heard there are several liver diseases alcohol can create.
Q. What is cirrhosis of liver and why is it linked with alcoholism?
Q. how do i know if my liver has been damaged by the alcohol drinking?
X rays, magnetic resonance imaging, or ultrasound images, which are pictures developed from sound waves, may show an enlarged or shrunken liver.
Liver biopsy, an examination of a piece of your liver under a microscope, to look for scar tissue. This is the most accurate way to diagnose cirrhosis.