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Triggers for Hepatic Encephalopathy in a Patient with Advanced Cystic Fibrosis Associated Liver Disease (CFALD)

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

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Description:

A patient with cystic fibrosis may develop a variety of cystic fibrosis-associated liver diseases (CFALD). Some of these may be progressive, leading to portal hypertension and hepatic failure. A patient with advanced CFALD is at risk for hepatic encephalopathy.

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