Flashcards in Liver failure Deck (5):
What 3 types of liver failure are there?
What is fulminant liver failure?
A clinical syndrome resulting from massive necrosis of liver cells leading to impairment of function
Development of encephalopathy within 8 weeks
List some causes of liver failure?
Metabolic liver disorders
Clinical features of liver failure?
Fetor hepaticus: smell of pear drops
Signs of chronic liver disease:
- palmar erythema
- nails go white