Liver Diseases

LIVER: A LARGEST GLANDULAR ORGAN IS SITUATED IN ABDOMEN UNDER THE DOME OF DIAPHRAGM MAINLY ON RIGHT UPPER FLANK OF ABDOMEN BUT EXTENDS TO RIGHT UP TO THE SPLEEN BORDER. IT HAS MULTIPLE FUNCTIONS IN THE BODY SUCH AS:
1. RESERVOIR OF DEOXYGENATED BLOOD RETURNING FROM INTESTINES.
2. PRODUCTION OF BILE TO PROMOTE DIGESTION,
3. PURIFY BLOOD TO TRANSMIT IT TO THE HEART,
4. CHOLESTEROL CONTROLS IN BLOOD WHICH IS TRANSPORTED TO HEART FROM LIVER,
DYSFUNCTION OF LIVER PRODUCES DISEASES LIKE PAIN IN THE LIVER DUE TO CONGESTION IN THE LIVER DUE TO BLOCKAGE OF VESSELS WHICH RECEIVES OR TRANSPORT BLOOD TO OR FROM LIVER, JAUNDICE, IS THE PRIMARY SYMPTOM DUE TO DYSFUNCTION OF LIVER BILE PIGMENTS OR BILE SALTS ARE NOT LIBERATED IN NORMAL QUANTITY OR CONSISTENCY.
ENLARGED LIVER CIRRHOSIS ETC. ALL COMPLAINTS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH JAUNDICE AS A PRIMARY SYMPTOM.
GAL STONE FORMATION DUE TO CONCENTRATED BILE IN THE GALL BLADDER STONES ARE FORMED WHEN THESE STONES REMAIN IN GALL BLADDER DO NOT PRODUCE ANY SYMPTOM UNLESS IN LARGE QUANTITY. OR SEVER PAIN IS PRODUCED WHEN STONE IS LODGED IN ANY DUCT OF LIVER.
LIVER DISEASES MAY BE ASSOCIATED WITH STORAGE OF BACTERIA IN MALARIA,FILERIA OR INTESTINAL AMOEBAS WHICH MAY PRODUCE FEVER AND ULCERS IN THE LIVER.
JAUNDICE: YELLOW DISCOLORATION OF SKIN WITH OR WITHOUT ITCHING, RAISED ENTERIC INDEX PUFFINESS AND YELLOWNESS OF SKIN AND YELLOW URINATION, WEAKNESS, SINKING, WITH ENLARGED OR ATROPHIED LIVER.

MEDICINES WHICH HELP IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS AND DISEASES OF THE LIVER ARE AS UNDER:

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