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Alcoholic Cirrhosis : Micronodular

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Alcoholic liver disease comprises a spectrum of pathologic changes, including uncomplicated steatosis, steatohepatitis, and cirrhosis. The risk of developing steatohepatitis and cirrhosis increases with the duration and amount of alcohol consumed; genetic and other factors also influence progression to cirrhosis, which occurs in about 10% of chronic alcoholics. Diffuse parenchymal micronodularity (< 3mm), as seen here, is due to underlying fibrosis. Image Copyright: pathorama.ch.

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