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Autoimmune liver diseases are characterized by a persistent immune system that attacks and destroys liver cells while leaving behind scar tissue known as fibrosis, according to Mount Sinai Hospital. These types of diseas... More »

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The three most common categories of autoimmune diseases are thyroiditis, lupus and type 1 diabetes. Each of these categories has multiple forms of the autoimmune disease. More »

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Autoimmune disease refers to disorders that occur when the body's immune system attacks and destroys healthy cells of the body itself. These differ from other diseases in which the immune system attacks and destroys fore... More »

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The worst type of liver disease is cirrhosis of the liver, which replaces healthy cells with scar tissue. Cirrhosis has different causes such as hepatitis types B, C and D; prolonged heavy drinking of alcohol; fatty live... More »

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Autoimmune diseases are disorders that occur when the immune response acts against the healthy tissues in the body by mistake. There are more than 80 disorders that occur due to this action, as stated by MedlinePlus. More »

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According to Mayo Clinic, lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks its own healthy tissue. This can cause inflammation throughout the body, including the skin, joints, brain, lungs,... More »

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A variety of methods, including removal of the cancerous portion of the liver and surrounding tissue or liver transplant surgery, can treat hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer, according to May... More »

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