"Liver Failure, Acute" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A form of rapid-onset LIVER FAILURE, also known as fulminant hepatic failure, caused by severe liver injury or massive loss of HEPATOCYTES. It is characterized by sudden development of liver dysfunction and JAUNDICE. Acute liver failure may progress to exhibit cerebral dysfunction even HEPATIC COMA depending on the etiology that includes hepatic ISCHEMIA, drug toxicity, malignant infiltration, and viral hepatitis such as post-transfusion HEPATITIS B and HEPATITIS C.
|Liver Failure, Acute
- Liver Failure, Acute
- Failure, Acute Liver
- Fulminating Hepatic Failure
- Fulminating Hepatic Failures
- Hepatic Failure, Fulminating
- Hepatic Failures, Fulminating
- Liver Failure, Fulminant
- Fulminant Liver Failure
- Fulminant Liver Failures
- Liver Failures, Fulminant
- Hepatic Failure, Acute
- Acute Hepatic Failure
- Failure, Acute Hepatic
- Hepatic Failure, Fulminant
- Fulminant Hepatic Failure
- Fulminant Hepatic Failures
- Hepatic Failures, Fulminant
- Acute Liver Failure
- Fulminating Liver Failure
- Fulminating Liver Failures
- Liver Failure, Fulminating
- Liver Failures, Fulminating
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Liver Failure, Acute" by people in Profiles.
Novel compound heterozygous variants in the NBAS gene in a child with osteogenesis imperfecta and recurrent acute liver failure. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Feb 04; 14(2).
Possible role for acetylcysteine as a treatment for acute liver failure secondary to antitubercular medication use. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2020 09 04; 77(18):1482-1487.
Chronic HBV with pregnancy: reactivation flare causing fulminant hepatic failure. Ann Hepatol. 2011 Apr-Jun; 10(2):233-6.
Metastatic prostatic carcinoma presenting as fulminant hepatic failure. South Med J. 2008 Oct; 101(10):1049-50.
Cholestatic liver injury associated with whey protein and creatine supplements. Semin Liver Dis. 2008 May; 28(2):226-31.
Severe hepatotoxicity associated with use of a dietary supplement containing usnic acid. Mayo Clin Proc. 2006 Apr; 81(4):541-4.
Did sevoflurane contribute to hepatic failure in a child given large doses of acetaminophen? Anesth Analg. 2002 Jul; 95(1):253; author reply 253-4.