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postnecrotic cirrhosis

postnecrotic cirrhosis in Medicine

postnecrotic cirrhosis post·ne·crot·ic cirrhosis (pōst'nə-krŏt'ĭk)
Cirrhosis characterized by necrosis involving whole lobules, with the collapse of the reticular framework to form large scars; it may follow viral or toxic necrosis, or develop as a result of dietary deficiencies. Also called necrotic cirrhosis.

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