About Cirrhosis of Liver
It is the condition of destruction of hepatic cell.
Cirrhosis of liver is a diffuse disease having 4 features following.
1.It involve the entire liver.
2. The normal lobular architecture of hepatic parenchyma is disorganised.
3. Formation of nodules separated from one other by irregular bands of fibrosis.
4. It occur necrosis and regenerative nodules.
In western world, cirrhosis of liver is one of the ten leading cause of death.
Nodules less than 3mm
Chronic alcoholism is commonest cause.
Involvement of every lobule of whole liver.
Uniform, regular connective septa.
Nodules more than 3mm
Chronic hepatitis is commonest cause.
Liver surface is grossly distorted.
Shoe the feature of both micronodular and macronodular cirrhosis.
Post necrotic cirrhosis
Post viral cirrhosis
Glucogen storage disease
Intestinal bypass surgery
India childhood cirrhosis
Drug induced cirrhosis
Low grade fever
Upper abdominal discomfort
Gradual swelling of abdomen and feet.
Age more than 30 years
Tongue pale and dirty
Abdominal vein prominent
Apex beat- displaced upward
Murmur- soft systolic murmur
Falling of public and axillary hair due to lack of detoxification of oestrogen.
- Portal hypertension
- Bleeding piles
Removal the causative agent
High protein diet
Vaccination (hepatitis A and B, influenza, pneumococus)
Diuretic oral thiazide diuretics
Na should be restricted in the diet upto 400-800mg/day.
2. CBC- Anaemia, leucopenia
3. Liver function test
4. Liver biopsy
5. Portal venography- dialated portal vein
6.Ultrasound- splenic enlargement, ascites, small size liver
7. Metabolic abnormalities
8. Hepatitis B and C marker
9. Prothrombin time
10. Urine- urobilinogen
11. Ba oesophagogram- earthworm like filling.
The selection of homoeopathic remedies based on symptom similarities and doses according to the Susceptibility of patient.
Don't take homoeopathic medicine without any prescription / without any advise of physician.