MSH: INFLAMMATION of the LIVER.,CSP: inflammation of the liver and liver disease involving degenerative or necrotic alterations of hepatocytes.,NCI: Disease of the liver causing inflammation. Symptoms include an enlarged liver, fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and dark urine.,MEDLINEPLUS: <p>Your liver helps your body digest food, store energy and remove poisons. Hepatitis is a swelling of the liver that makes it stop working well. It can lead to scarring, called <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cirrhosis.html'>cirrhosis</a>, or to cancer.</p><p>Viruses cause most cases of hepatitis. The type of hepatitis is named for the virus that causes it; for example, <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hepatitisa.html'>hepatitis A</a>, <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hepatitisb.html'>hepatitis B</a> or <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hepatitisc.html'>hepatitis C</a>. Drug or alcohol use can also lead to hepatitis. In other cases, your body mistakenly attacks its own tis

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