Diseases of the digestive system
Diseases of liver
Alcoholic liver disease K70- >
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- A disorder caused by damage to the liver parenchyma due to alcohol consumption. It may present with an acute onset or follow a chronic course, leading to cirrhosis.
- Liver diseases associated with alcoholism. It usually refers to the coexistence of two or more subentities, i.e., alcoholic fatty liver; alcoholic hepatitis; and alcoholic cirrhosis.
- K70 Alcoholic liver disease
- K70.0 Alcoholic fatty liver
- K70.1 Alcoholic hepatitis
- K70.2 Alcoholic fibrosis and sclerosis of liver
- K70.3 Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver
- K70.4 Alcoholic hepatic failure
- K70.9 Alcoholic liver disease, unspecified