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Fig. 1. The spectrum of liver disease. A healthy liver can perform normal functions effectively. The liver can be damaged by viruses, toxins and alcohol. Fat accumulation by obesity or other factors causes fatty liver. Inflammation induced by liver injury can cause scar tissue and fibrosis. Leaving fibrosis untreated, the flow of blood through the liver is blocked and the liver function may deteriorate, which is called cirrhosis. Continuous liver disease can lead to liver cancer. HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCV, hepatitis C virus.
Journal of Cancer Prevention 2019;24:72-8
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