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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During the final stages of liver cirrhosis, liver scarring prevents full organ function and leads to liver failure claims eMedicineHealth. When doctors are grading a liver biopsy, stage four fibrosis is defined as verifi... 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 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 »

Fibrosis of the liver can take years to develop into cirrhosis, according to the U.S. Veterans Administration. Some people with fibrosis never develop cirrhosis, and the earlier the fibrosis is treated the more likely th... More »

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An alkaline phosphatase level test with results higher than normal may indicate disease or damage to the liver as a result of hepatitis, cirrhosis, gallstones, liver cancer or a blockage in the bile ducts, states Healthl... More »

Gradual increase in alcohol tolerance, lack of resistance, changes in behavior and cirrhosis of the liver are some symptoms of the four stages of alcoholism. A few other symptoms include weight fluctuation and dementia, ... More »

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