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 »

The prognosis for stage III liver cancer depends on whether the cancer is localized or regional, according to the American Cancer Society. Localized liver cancers have a 28 percent five-year survival rate, while regional... More »

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 »

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The side effects of liver disease are inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis and liver failure, according to the American Liver Foundation. Each of these side effects of liver disease has a set of symptoms and characteristics... More »

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 »

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis liver disease refers to the inflammation and damage of the liver as a result of fat accumulation in the organ, according to WebMD. This condition hinders the normal functioning of the liver a... More »

Some possible causes of liver disease are inflammation in the liver, chronic alcohol abuse, genetic conditions and a poor diet, according to MedicineNet. Certain prescription and over-the-counter medications can also lea... More »