There may be a possibility of necrosis of liver that is often induced by excess Alcohol
In many cases liver diseases can be reversible.
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)
Fatty liver is seen in 10-15% of those who consume over 30g of alcohol daily for over 10 years.
Genetic factors may have some role
Other associated factors are obesity and hepatitis.
- Enlarged liver
- Abdominal tenderness
- Enlarged spleen
- and others
- Liver biopsy may be appropriate for findings of fatty liver
- CT and MRI may be helpful
- Stop consuming alcohol
- Nutrition supplements may be necessary – thiamine, folic acid, Vitamins
- . Pentoxfylline in serious cases
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome add thiamine