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Liver disease facts for kids

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Liver disease is any disease affecting the liver.

Types of liver disease

There are many forms of liver disease. Forms include:

  • Wilsons disease, a disease that causes both neurological dysfunction and liver disease.
  • Hepatitis, including hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C, the latter two of which cause chronic liver disease including Cirrhosis.
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis, a disease of unknown etiology
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Hepatopatía para niños

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