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What organs are most affected by alcohol abuse

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What organs are most affected by alcohol abuse?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 5 years ago.

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The liver is most commonly affected causing fatty degeneration of the liver and alcoholic cirrhosis is the end result which is irreversible liver damage.

Stomach and the pancreas can also be affected causing gastritis in the stomach and acute pancreatitis. The kidneys are rarely the target of direct alcohol abuse but can be damaged secondarily due to pancreatitis or liver cirrhosis.

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