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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases
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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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

End-stage liver disease refers to an advanced stage of liver tissue damage, where the liver fails to perform its functions, according to eMedicineHealth. It is also known as liver failure. Although rarely reversible, the... More » Health Conditions & Diseases