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Laënnec's cirrhosis


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The form of cirrhosis of the liver associated with nutritional deficiency that can occur in chronic alcoholism, first described and linked to chronic alcoholism by the French physician René Laënnec (1781–1826), who also invented the stethoscope.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


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