Common Etiologies of Cirrhosis

Inflammation

 - Hepatitis ...
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Common Etiologies of Cirrhosis


Inflammation

 - Hepatitis B (15 percent)

 - Hepatitis C (47 percent)

 - Schistosomiasis

 - Autoimmune (types 1, 2, 3)

 - Sarcoidosis

Toxic

 - Alcohol (18 percent)

 - Methotrexate

Genetic/congenital

 - Primary biliary cirrhosis

 - α1-antitrypsin deficiency

 - Hemochromatosis

 - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

 - Wilson disease

Congestive heart failure (chronic passive congestion)

Venoocclusive disease (Budd-Chiari syndrome)

Unknown (14 percent)


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Dr. Michael Chew
@mchew85
GrepMed Gastroenterology-Hepatology Editor, Academic Hospitalist UC Davis Medical Center Internal Medicine, Yale Gastroenterology Fellow '22
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