Epidemiological & Clinical Manifestation of Cirrhosis of Liver in a Tertiary Hospital

Authors

  • SK Moazzem Hossain Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Khulna Medical College, Khulna, Bangladesh
  • Farjana Kabir Junior Consultant, Department of Medicine, RP Medicine Khulna Medical College, Khulna, Bangladesh
  • SM Kamal Professor & Head, Department of Medicine Khulna Medical College, Khulna, Bangladesh
  • Utpal Chandra Chanda Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Khulna Medical College, Khulna, Bangladesh
  • Pritish Tarafder Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Khulna Medical College, Khulna, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/medtoday.v32i2.48822

Keywords:

Chronic liver disease, Cirrhosis of liver

Abstract

Introduction:Cirrhosis of liver is common Medical problem in our country and causing for significant morbility & mortality. This study was aimed to findout actiology and clinical presentation of cirrhosis in this southern part of Bangladesh.

Materials & Methods: An observantional study was conducted in Khulna Medical College Hospital from January 2016 to June 2016. That included adult (>15yrs) cirrhosis patient in medicine ward on the basis of history & clinical examination.

Results: Common age is (37-48)yrs, 80% were male patient. Male Female ratio 4:1. Anorexia & dyspepsia were the most common symptom. 78% presented with ascites 34% presented with variceal bledding. Aetiology are Hepatitis B (52%), Hepatitis C (24%) & idiopathic 16%.

Conclusion: Screening for chronic liver disease should include history and physical examination, serum transaminase measurement, upper abdominal ultrasonography, and in some case, fibroscan. Management of patient with cirrhosis should be prevention & early intervention to stabilize disease progression and to avoid or delay clinical decompensation and the need for liver transplantation.

Medicine Today 2020 Vol.32(2): 100-103

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2020-08-29

How to Cite

Hossain, S. M., Kabir, F., Kamal, S., Chanda, U. C., & Tarafder, P. (2020). Epidemiological & Clinical Manifestation of Cirrhosis of Liver in a Tertiary Hospital. Medicine Today, 32(2), 100–103. https://doi.org/10.3329/medtoday.v32i2.48822

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