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Liver dysfunction investigations (2)

INR
Vitamin K tests

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Definition of hepatitis

Liver inflammation

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Definition of cirrhosis

Chronic scarring of the liver caused by long-term (irreversible) liver damage

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Causes of hepatitis (2)

Viral infection
Liver damage from alcohol

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Causes of cirrhosis (3)

Excessive alcohol consumption
Long-term hepatitis infection
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

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Causes of Hep A

Consumption of contaminated food and drink

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Causes of Hep B

Blood-to-blood contact

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Causes of Hep C

Blood-to-blood contact

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Causes of Hep D

Blood-to-blood contact or sexual contact
Only affects those with Hep B

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Causes of Hep E

Consumption of raw/undercooked pork