Hepatic Encephalopathy

Last Updated: August 16 2022

Hepatic encephalopathy refers to a deterioration in brain function in people with severe liver disease. It occurs because the liver is unable to remove toxins from the blood. Symptoms include confusion, forgetfulness, personality changes, and sluggish movement and speech.

Hepatic Encephalopathy falls under theLiver HealthandBrain Healthcategories.

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