Hepatic Encephalopathy


The condition presents itself when our liver is unable to process toxins and then later leads to brain damage and impaired brain function. It is common in people diagnosed with a chronic disease of the liver and advanced cirrhosis or infection due to Hepatitis.


Presence of excessive quantities of toxins in the body.


We can classify symptoms in accordance with the time of detection.

1. Early

2. Late

Risk factor

Some risk factors can exacerbate this condition when it occurs alone or in tandem.


No specific tests present hepatic encephalopathy but abnormalities can be detected by certain tests


This condition can be reversed by identifying the precipitating cause and treating with medications when diagnosed early.