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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Nausea, lack of appetite, diarrhea and fatigue are some of the final symptoms of end-stage liver failure, according to the American Liver Foundation. Confusion, disorientation and sleepiness may then ensue, and coma and ... More »

The first two stages of liver cirrhosis are inflammation and fibrosis. If left untreated, fibrosis continues to occur, reaching the third stage when liver damage cannot be reversed. In the final and advanced stage, liver... More »

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Liver disease patients who are in the early stages of the disease, in which inflammation or fibrosis occurs, do not go through further stages if they undergo successful treatment, since inflammation resolves or their liv... More »

Once liver disease has progressed to stage 4, or cirrhosis of the liver, treatment options typically focus on slowing the advance of the disease, explains the American Liver Foundation. By this stage, the liver is so sca... More »

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The final stages of liver cirrhosis are referred to as decompensated cirrhosis and involve progressive failure of the liver due to the accumulation of scar tissue, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. ... More »

The four stages of liver disease are inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis and liver failure, according to the American Liver Foundation. Whether the liver is infected, injured by toxins such as alcohol or chemicals, or unde... More »