Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease
There may be a possibility of necrosis of liver that is often induced by excess Alcohol. In many cases liver diseases can be reversible through treatment, preventative care, and life-style changes.
80% affected by Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease have consumed alcohol over 5 years. It is commonly seen in individuals prior to cirrhosis.
Hepatic Steatosis (Fatty Liver)
1.) Fatty liver is seen in 10-15% of those who consume over 30g of alcohol daily for over 10 years.
2.) Genetic factors may have some role
3.) Other associated factors are obesity and hepatitis.
– Enlarged liver
– Abdominal tenderness
– Enlarged spleen
– and others
1.) Liver biopsy may be appropriate for findings of fatty liver
2.) CT and MRI may be helpful
1.) Stop consuming alcohol
. Pentoxfylline in serious cases
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome it is important to add thiamine. This condition is closely related to Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease and further study of both conditions is important.