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Steatohepatitis

This article was last reviewed and updated on May 31, 2018 by Stephanie Reid, MD FRCPC Quick facts: Steatohepatitis is liver disease where droplets of fat are found inside the cells normally found in the liver. The liver cells also show signs of injury and cells from the immune system are often found nearby. The …
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Steatosis

This article was last reviewed and updated on May 31, 2018 by Stephanie Reid, MD FRCPC Quick facts: Steatosis is liver disease where droplets of fat are found inside the cells normally found in the liver. The causes of fatty liver disease include alcohol use, central obesity, diabetes, certain medications, diet, and genetic diseases (such as …
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Primary sclerosing cholangitis

This article was last reviewed and updated on October 3, 2018 by Stephanie Reid, MD FRCPC Quick facts: Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a liver disease caused by cells from the immune system attacking and damaging the cells that line small channels in the liver called ducts. This damage prevents the liver from functioning normally. Long …
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Primary biliary cholangitis

This article was last reviewed and updated on October 6, 2018 by Stephanie Reid, MD FRCPC Quick facts: Primary biliary cholangitis is a liver disease caused by cells from the immune system attacking and damaging the cells that line small channels inside the liver called ducts. The damage prevents the liver from functioning normally. Primary …
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

This article was last reviewed and updated on October 28, 2019 by Ipshita Kak MD FRCPC Quick facts: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a type of cancer that develops from the cells that are normally found in the liver. It is the most common type of liver cancer in adults. People with cirrhosis or long standing …
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Liver: Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

This article was last reviewed on April 13, 2019 by Stephanie Reid MD FRCPC Quick facts: Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is a type of cancer which starts from the bile ducts found inside the liver. The bile ducts are tubes which connect the liver and gallbladder with the intestine. Your pathology report for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma will include important …
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