End-stage liver disease is an irreversible condition in which the liver is scarred beyond repair and loses function, according to Mayo Clinic. Decreased appetite, itching, easy bleeding, nausea, yellowing of the skin, di... More »

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Liver failure stems from simple inflammation of the liver, which progresses to fibrosis (scarring of the liver), then moves to actual degradation of the liver and cirrhosis, states the American Liver Foundation. If untre... More »

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The life expectancy of a person with untreated stage 4, or end-stage, liver failure is one to three years, says Doctor Decides. Liver transplant is the only treatment for this stage of the disease and has the potential t... More »

Liver disease is a term used to describe any condition that inhibits healthy liver function. Diagnosis and treatment of liver disease depends on its particular type and cause, according to MedicineNet. More »

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Hepatitis B is a condition that affects the liver, and can cause liver cancer, liver scarring and sometimes, complete failure of the liver. In some cases, it can be terminal. It is a result of infection from the hepatiti... More »

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A demyelinating disease is a condition such as multiple sclerosis that damages the myelin sheath protecting the nerve fibers in the central nervous system, as stated by Mayo Clinic. This can cause the slowing or complete... More »

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Typical symptoms of Alzheimer's disease at different stages include increasing memory loss, confusion, impaired judgement and other symptoms of dementia, states Mayo Clinic. Dementia refers to a condition of disrupted me... More »