Alcoholic Liver Disease, (Mind Map) By: Alexander Distefano

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1. Liver Biopsy

2. What is Alcoholic Liver Disease?

2.1. Alcoholic liver disease is damage to the liver and its function due to alcohol abuse. Overall, the disease could manifest into three stages depending on risk factors. Some risk factors are directly linked to certain stages of the disease

2.2. Stages of Alcoholic disease

2.2.1. Stage 1: Fatty liver disease Stage 2: Alcoholic hepatitis Stage 3 Cirrhosis

3. Causes

3.1. Excessive Alcohol abuse over a long period of time.

3.1.1. Long Term alcohol abuse can put you at risk in developing serious medical Conditions. Brain Health Epilepsy Depression Memory Loss Dementia Anxiety Cancer Bowel Breast Stomach Liver Mouth Stomach Ulcers variceal bleeding, hepatic encephalopathy ascites Diabetes High blood Pressure Stroke Heart Disease Heart arrhythmia Sexual Health Men Women

4. risk factors

4.1. Excessive Alcoholic Comsumption

4.2. Drugs

4.3. Malnutrition/Diet

4.4. Virus Infection

4.5. Gender

4.6. Obesity

5. Prevention

5.1. Life style Changes

5.1.1. Diet

5.1.2. abstaining from alcohol

6. Diagnosing

6.1. Liver Enzyme test

6.1.1. New nAlanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST)

6.1.2. Alkaline phosphatase

6.2. Liver Function Tests

6.2.1. Bilirubin

6.2.2. Albumin

6.2.3. Prothrombin time and INR

6.3. Imaging tests

6.3.1. computerized tomography (CT),

6.3.2. magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

6.3.3. endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

6.4. Blood Test

6.5. Physical Examination

7. Symptoms

7.1. -Fatigue (feeling extremely tired) -Jaundice (yellow skin and eyes) -swelling of the stomach area -Nausea -Unusual Bowel Movements - Loss of appetite

8. Treatment

8.1. Liver Transplant

8.2. Life style changes

8.2.1. abstaining from alcohol

8.2.2. Diet

8.3. Counselling