Disease at a Glance

Summary
Congenital hepatic fibrosis is a rare disease of the liver that is present at birth. Symptoms include the following: a large liver, a large spleen, gastrointestinal bleeding caused by varices, increased pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood to the liver (portal hypertension), and scar tissue in the liver (fibrosis). Isolated Congenital hepatic fibrosis is rare; it usually occurs as part of a syndrome that also affects the kidneys.
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When do symptoms of this disease begin?
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Symptoms

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Causes

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Last Updated: Nov. 8, 2021