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A worsening of brain function that occurs when the liver is no longer able to remove toxic substances in the blood


Part of internal medicine that focuses on disorders of the internal (endocrine) glands such as the thyroid and adrenal glands. An endocrinologist also deals with disorders such as diabetes, metabolic and nutritional disorders, obesity, pituitary diseases, and menstrual and sexual problems

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Test that combines the use of a flexible, lighted scope (endoscope) with X-ray pictures to examine the tubes that drain the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas

Erythema nodosum

Reddish, painful, tender lumps most commonly located in the front of the legs below the knees

Esophageal Varices

Abnormal, enlarged veins in the lower part of the esophagus