The life expectancy of a person with untreated stage 4, or end-stage, liver failure is one to three years, says Doctor Decides. Liver transplant is the only treatment for this stage of the disease and has the potential t... More »

End-stage liver disease is an irreversible condition in which the liver is scarred beyond repair and loses function, according to Mayo Clinic. Decreased appetite, itching, easy bleeding, nausea, yellowing of the skin, di... More »

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Serious signs of late-stage liver failure include jaundice, a swollen abdomen, mental disorientation, sleepiness and coma, according to WebMD. A patient displaying these symptoms requires urgent medical care. More »

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A patient with liver cirrhosis will have a different average life expectancy depending on the stage of the disease as well as the individual patient history; there is not one single "average." For a specific life expecta... More »

The overall life expectancy for adenocarcinoma depends on the stage, but in general, only around 18 percent of people live past five years. Adenocarcinoma is a type of nonsmall cell lung cancer. The earlier the cancer is... More »

Chronic pancreatitis generally reduces life expectancy by 10 to 15 years, according to UCLA Health. Acute pancreatitis has a death rate of around 10 percent, says the National Pancreas Foundation. More »

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Liver failure that is caused by a virus can remain in a person for an unknown number of months or years, but an acute liver failure can only occur for 48 hours, as stated by WebMD. Liver failure occurs when a large part ... More »

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