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True about post necrotic cirrhosis? (LQ)



A Shrunken liver

B Macronodular

C Autoimmune hepatitis is a cause

D All of the above

Ans. D All of the above

Post Necrotic Cirrhosis

Also known as coarsely nodular, multinodular and post hepatitic cirrhosis.

Pathologically, post hepatitic liver is typically shrunken in size, distorted in shape and composed of nodules of liver cells separated by dense and broad bands of fibrosis.

Causes – Post hepatitic cirrhosis is seen in:

1. Viral hepatitis – HBV, HCV

2. Drugs and toxins – alcohol, amiodarone, arsenicals.

3. Autoimmune hepatitis

4. Non-alcoholic steato hepatitis

Clinical features – They are those of initial disease process. Later features of portal hypertension occur.

Treatment – Management of complications of portal hypertension.

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