Posts Tagged Liver
Hydatid disease is caused by Echinococcus Granulosus. These larva remain in the muscle tissue of animals. The undercooked or uncooked flesh if taken, may cause the disease.
Food grains such as groundnuts,maizes and parboiled rice may get infested with fungus.This, if occurs because of Aspergillus Flavus poses a health risk.One toxin called Aflatoxin is produced by it.Aflatoxin B1 is linked to serious diseases and deaths in India .Ingesting these contaminated grains may cause serious liver disease i.e. hepatoma, a cancer of liver […]
Hepatocellular carcinoma Fever,loss of appetite ,pain in upper abdomen and yellow colorization of eye balls,palms and body point to a disease loosely called jaundice.Actually jaundice is a symptom of an underlying disease.There are a number causes for it and some are age specific.Commonly it occurs due to viral hepatitis.Also there are a number of viruses […]