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Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver does not function properly due to loss of liver cells and irreversible scarring of the liver. Typically, cirrhosis is a slowly progressing disease. The healthy liver tissues are replaced by scar tissue. Hepatitis C, fatty liver, and alcohol abuse are the common causes of cirrhosis of the liver. In early-stage cirrhosis of the liver usually doesn’t have any symptoms. Blood test is the primary test for the detection of cirrhosis.
European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive and Liver Disease, Clinics in Liver Disease