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postnecrotic cirrhosis
medical dictionary

Post-necrotic cirrhosis, cirrhosis characterised by necrosis involving whole hepatic lobules, with collapse of the reticular framework to form large scars; regeneration nodules are also large; may follow viral or toxic necrosis, or develop as a result of ischaemic necrosis.

Synonyms: necrotic cirrhosis.

(05 Mar 2000)