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Liver & GIT

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Nutmeg liver is seen in? (LQ)



A Secondary biliary cirrhosis

B Primary biliary cirrhosis

C Alcoholic cirrhosis

D Cardiac cirrhosis

Ans. D Cardiac cirrhosis

Cardiac Cirrhosis

i. It results from prolonged severe right sided congestive heart failure. Q

ii. There is characteristic alternate red (congested) and pale (fibrotic) area known as nutmeg liver.

iii. Bleeding from esophageal varices is rare. Q

iv. Treatment consists of underlying cardiac disease.

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