Original Article

Relationship Between Alcoholism and Morphogenesis of Cirrhosis

Authors: MARION D. HARGROVE JR. M.D., JOHN T. GALAMBOS M.D., TOM D. RAAEN M.D.

Abstract

There has been speculation in the past as to possible interrelationships between portal and postnecrotic cirrhosis. This study indicates a high incidence of alcoholism in patients of both groups. It would seem that postnecrotic cirrhosis may be a later or end stage of portal cirrhosis.

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