Hepatic disorders

Hepatic disorders comprise a big group of the diseases. 
They include:

  • infectious diseases of the liver: viral hepatitis and cirrhosis (i.e. hepatitis B and C);
  • autoimmune diseases (autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, autoimmune cholangiopathy);
  • alcoholic disorders (steatosis, steatohepatitis, hepatitis, fibrosis, cirrhosis);
  • toxic liver injuries (i.e. drug-induced and occupational liver injuries and others);
  • hepatic pathology in the metabolic disorders (i.e fatty liver disease - steatosis and steatohepatitis);
  • storage diseases (hemochromatosis, Wilson disease);
  • hepatic helminthiases;
  • hepatic vascular diseases;
  • benign and malignant tumors.

 

The most common liver diseases include hepatosis, viral hepatitis A, B, C, fibrosis, cirrhosis and parasitic liver disorders. They can develop without any symptoms for a long time.