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Acute liver failure is less common than chronic liver failure, which develops more slowly.
Acute liver failure - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic Print Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose acute liver failure include: Blood tests.
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Although a liver transplant may treat acute liver failure, it is more often used to treat chronic liver failure.
Acetaminophen overdose is the most common cause of acute liver failure in the United States.
Products & Services Newsletter: Mayo Clinic Health Letter Why it's done A liver biopsy may be done to: Diagnose a liver problem that can't be otherwise identified Obtain a sample of tissue from an abnormality found b...
Untreated liver disease may progress to liver failure, a life-threatening condition.
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Someday it may reduce the need for liver biopsies in people with liver disease.
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