Among the causes of the development of this disease are:
- unfavorable course of chronic hepatitis,
- biliary and blood outflow obstruction from liver,
- genetically mediated metabolic defects.
Liver cirrhosis manifests in various symptoms depending on etiology, stage of the disease and strength of the process. Such symptoms as: enlarged liver, nasal hemorrhage, temperature rise, skin itch, early saturation with food and the feeling of fullness, bloody vomit, sense of pain in the upper stomach, loss of weight, performance decrement and many others are present in most patients. In about 20% of patients the disease course is asymptomatic and can be diagnosed via autopsy when treating another gastroenterological disease.
Malfunction of such a vital organ as liver affects the whole organism life activity. There are signs of thinking and memory impairment, performance decrement, cardiovascular disorders, intimate life problems, gastric and duodenal ulcer as well as oncology diseases.